Name: Luzzatto, Moses Chayyim
Acronym: RaMHaL
Born: 1707
Died: 1746
Lived In: Italy
Major Work: Pathway of the Upright (Daat Tevunot), a work of religious philosophy in the form of a dialogue between the soul and the intellect
Biography: A moralist, ethiciist, Kabbalist and Hebrew poet, he was controversial because he speculated about the Messiah after the tragedy of Shabbatai Zvi.