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Milgrom, Jacob 1923-2010

Overview
Works: 51 works in 200 publications in 4 languages and 5,990 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Honoree, Other
Classifications: BS192.2.A1, 222.13077
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Most widely held works about Jacob Milgrom
 
Most widely held works by Jacob Milgrom
Leviticus 1-16 : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviticus 23-27 : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It provides an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of ethical values concealed in Israel's rituals. Although at first glance Leviticus seems far removed from the modern-day world, Milgrom's thoughtful and provocative comments and notes reveal its enduring relevance to contemporary society. Leviticus 23-27 brings us to the climactic end of the book and its revolutionary innovations, among which are the evolution of the festival calendar with its emphasis on folk traditions, and the jubilee, the priestly answer to the socio-economic problems of their time
Leviticus 17-22 : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacob Milgrom, a rabbi and Bible scholar, has devoted the bulk of his career to examining the laws of the Torah. His incisive commentary on Leviticus, which began with Leviticus 1-16, continues in this second of three volumes. It provides an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of ethical values concealed in Israel's rituals. Although at first glance Leviticus seems far removed from the modern-day world, Milgrom's thoughtful and provocative comments and notes reveal its enduring relevance to contemporary society." "Leviticus 17-22 brings us to the heart of the book. These chapters focus mainly on the practice of holiness required of laity and priest alike. The commandments that lead to holiness are detailed in chapter 19, the core of the book, if not the whole Torah. The acme of this chapter, the author maintains, is not "love your neighbor (read Israelites) as yourself," but "love him (read the alien) as yourself," endowing him with equal civil rights." "With its English translations that convey the nuance and power of the original Hebrew, this trilogy will takes its place alongside the best of the Anchor Bible Commentaries. Book jacket."--Jacket
Numbers = [Ba-midbar] : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cult and conscience : the Asham and the priestly doctrine of repentance by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in English and Dutch and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviticus : a book of ritual and ethics by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Levitical terminology by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

22 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in cultic theology and terminology by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pomegranates and golden bells : studies in biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern ritual, law, and literature in honor of Jacob Milgrom( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The JPS Torah commentary : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Jeffrey H Tigay( Book )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezekiel's hope : a commentary on Ezekiel 38-48 by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume Milgrom guides us engagingly through Ezekiel's oracle against Gog (chs. 38-39) and his final vision of Israel's physical and spiritual restoration (chs. 40-48) ... It is fitting that this final form of this project be cast as an interfaith dialogue with Daniel Block ... This volume offers a window into how one Jewish scholar engaged with the work of a Christian scholar. It invites readers to listen in on their conversation, in the course of which they will also hear the voices of medieval Jewish rabbis, particularly R. Eliezer of of Beaugency and R. Joseph Kara"--Page 4 of cover
Leviticus : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encroacher and the Levite : the term 'Aboda by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tassel and the tallith by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviticus : a book of ritual and ethics : a continental commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviticus : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-22 by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviticus : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1-16 by Jacob Milgrom( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead Sea scrolls : Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts with English translations by Frank Moore Cross( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jacob Milgrom Amerikaans rabbijn (1923-2010)

Jacob Milgrom rabbin américain

Jacob Milgrom rabí estatunidenc

Jacob Milgrom rabino estadounidense

Jacob Milgrom US-amerikanisch-israelischer Rabbiner und Religionswissenschaftler

Milgrom, J. 1923-2010

Milgrom, Jacob

Milgrom, Jacob, 1923-

Mîlgrôm, Yaʿaqov 1923-2010

יעקב מילגרום

יעקב מילגרום סופר ישראלי

מילגרום, יעקב 1923-2010

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Leviticus 23-27 : a new translation with introduction and commentaryLeviticus 17-22 : a new translation with introduction and commentaryNumbers = [Ba-midbar] : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translationLeviticus : a book of ritual and ethicsThe JPS Torah commentary : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translationLeviticus : a new translation with introduction and commentaryLeviticus : a book of ritual and ethics : a continental commentaryLeviticus : a new translation with introduction and commentary