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Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Forms of rabbinic literature and thought.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexander Samely; Oxford University Press.
|Description:||1 online resource (279 pages)|
|Contents:||Introduction ; 1. The works of rabbinic literature ; 2. Parts and wholes in rabbinic literature ; 3. How statements are linked to each other ; 4. The quotable Bible ; 5. Appropriating Scripture ; 6. The literary device of quoting rabbis ; 7. Oral and written texts ; 8. Putting the world into rabbinic words ; 9. The Talmud as conversation and repository ; 10. Hermeneutic models of story and history ; Conclusion ; Sample texts|
This is a stellar contribution to the form and the literary criticism of rabbinic literature, and it should be required reading for anyone working in Early Judaism, Early Christianity, the OT and NT,