This page is part of my Twitter Thread Index. Every Sunday, I post a thread on Twitter about a figure from Jewish history and why their work matters. The threads are collected in browsable form in the index.
R. Avraham ben David of Posquières (Raavad, c. 1125–1198) is renowned as a Torah scholar and known as an acerbic critic. And yet, he is underappreciated for his contribution to the conceptual study of halacha.