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Jewish concepts of Scripture : a comparative introduction

Author: Benjamin D Sommer
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that in understanding the ways Jews construct scripture, we begin to understand the ways Jews construct themselves

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 2012015882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin D Sommer
ISBN: 0814724795 9780814724798
OCLC Number: 821216835
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 334 p.)
Contents: Introduction : Scriptures in Jewish tradition, and traditions as Jewish scripture / Benjamin D. Sommer --
Concepts of scripture in the synagogue service / Elsie Stern --
Concepts of scripture in Rabbinic Judaism : oral Torah and written Torah / Steven D. Fraade --
Concepts of scripture in the schools of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Ishmael / Azzan Yadin-Israel --
Concepts of scripture among the Jews of the Medieval Islamic world / Meira Polliack --
Concepts of scripture in the School of Rashi / Robert A. Harris --
Concepts of scripture in Maimonides / James A. Diamond --
Concepts of scripture in Nahmanides / Aaron W. Hughes --
Concepts of scripture in Jewish mysticism / Moshe Idel --
Concepts of scripture in Martin Buber and Franz Rosenzweig / Jonathan Cohen --
The Pentateuch as scripture and the challenge of biblical criticism : responses among modern Jewish thinkers and scholars / Baruch J. Schwartz --
Concepts of scripture in Yehezkel Kaufmann / Job Y. Jindo --
Concepts of scripture in Moshe Greenberg / Marc Zvi Brettler --
Concepts of scripture in Mordechai Breuer / Shalom Carmy --
Scripture and modern Israeli literature / Yael S. Feldman --
Scripture and Israeli secular culture / Yair Zakovitch.
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin D. Sommer.

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