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Jewish study bible.

Jewish study bible.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible was hailed as a landmark. It combines the entire Hebrew Bible-in the celebrated Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation-with explanatory notes,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 019026389X 9780190263898
OCLC Number: 906121493
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2004 National Jewish Book Award for Scholarship.
Description: 2400 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (colour) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Maps and Diagrams ; Preface to the 1985 JPS Edition ; Alphabetical Listing of the Books of the Bible ; Hebrew Transliteration ; Guide to Abbreviations and Terms ; Abbreviations Used for the Books of the Bible ; Abbreviations and Terms Used in the Footnotes to the Translation ; Abbreviations Used in the Annotations, Introductions, and Essays ; Torah ; Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler ; Genesis by Jon D. Levenson ; Exodus by Jeffrey H. Tigay ; Leviticus by Baruch J. Schwartz ; Numbers by Nili S. Fox ; Deuteronomy by Bernard M. Levinson ; Nevi'im ; Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler ; Joshua by Nili Wazana ; Judges by Yairah Amit ; 1 & 2 Samuel by Shimon bar-Efrat, by Marc Zvi Brettler ; 1 & 2 Kings by Ziony Zevit ; Isaiah by Benjamin D. Sommer ; Jeremiah by Dalit Rom Shiloni ; Ezekiel by Tova Ganzel ; The Twelve by Ehud Ben Zvi ; Ketuvim ; Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler ; Psalms by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler ; Proverbs by Michael V. Fox ; Job by Edward Greenstein ; Megillot (The Scrolls) Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler ; The Song of Songs by Elsie Stern ; Ruth by Adele Reinhartz ; Lamentations by Adele Berlin ; Ecclesiastes by Peter Machinist ; Esther by Adele Berlin ; Daniel by Lawrence M. Wills ; Ezra-Nehemiah by Hindy Najman ; 1 & 2 Chronicles by David Rothstein ; ESSAYS ; Introduction by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler ; Jewish Interpretation of the Bible ; Inner-biblical Interpretation by Benjamin D. Sommer ; Early Nonrabbinic Interpretation by Hindy Najman ; The Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls by Esther Eshel ; Classical Rabbinic Interpretation by Yaakov Elman ; Midrash and Midrashic Interpretation by David Stern ; Medieval Jewish Interpretation by Barry D. Walfish ; The Bible in the Jewish Philosophical Tradition by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson ; The Bible in the Jewish Mystical Tradition by Michael Fishbane ; 17th-19th C. Jewish Interpretation by Edward Breuer ; Modern Jewish Interpretation by Marc Zvi Brettler ; Biblical Ideas and Institutions ; The Religion of the Bible by Stephen A. Geller ; Concepts of Purity in the Bible by Jonathan Klawans ; Daily Life in Biblical Times by Oded Borowski ; The Temple by Victor Avigdor Hurowitz ; Biblical Calendars by Sasha Stern ; Biblical Festivals and Fast Days by Baruch Levine ; Historical and Ideal Davidic Kingship by Marvin Sweeney ; War and Peace in the Bible by Jacob Wright ; The Bible in Jewish Life ; The Bible in the Synagogue by Avigdor Shinan ; The Bible in the Liturgy by Ruth Langer ; The Bible and Jewish Custom by Daniel Sperber ; The Bible in Israeli Life by Uriel Simon ; The Jewish Bible in America by Jonathan Sarna ; Jewish Women's Writings on the Bible by Adele Reinhartz ; Jewish Translations of the Bible by Leonard J. Greenspoon ; Backgrounds for Reading the Bible ; The History of Israel in the Biblical Period by Oded Lipschits ; The Geography of the Land of Israel by Amitai Baruchi-Unna ; The Archeology of the Land of Israel in the Biblical Period by Aren Maeir ; The Ancient Near Eastern Background of the Bible by Jack Sasson ; Languages of the Bible by Steven E. Fassberg ; Textual Criticism of the Bible by Emanuel Tov ; The Canonization of the Bible by Marc Zvi Brettler ; The Development of the Masoretic Bible by Jordan S. Penkower ; The Modern Study of the Bible by Marvin Sweeney ; Gender in the Bible by Marc Zvi Brettler ; Reading Biblical Poetry by Adele Berlin ; Reading Biblical Prose by Yair Zakovitch ; Reading Biblical Law by Shalom Holtz ; The Hebrew Bible in Other Scriptures ; The Hebrew Bible in the New Testament by A.-J. Levine ; The Hebrew Bible in the Qur'an by Jack Lassner ; Tables and Charts ; Weights and Measures ; Timeline ; Chronological Table of Rulers ; Calendar ; Table of Biblical Readings ; Chapter and Verse Differences ; Translations of Primary Sources ; Glossary ; Index


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From the previous edition: ''The Jewish Study Bible encompasses a monumental assembly of critical learning and acumen, representing the achievement of an entire generation of Jewish scholars. The Read more...

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