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Author: Avraham Grossman; Joel A Linsider
Publisher: Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : HebrewView all editions and formats

An in-depth analysis of the world-view of the scholar whose influence on Jewish thinking remains unsurpassed, with conclusions that are likely to stimulate much debate.


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Named Person: Rashi; Rashi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avraham Grossman; Joel A Linsider
ISBN: 9781904113898 1904113893
OCLC Number: 856578000
Description: xi, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rashi and his world. The social and cultural background of Rashi's work ; A biographical sketch ; Rashi's Beit Midrash --
The writings of Rashi. Commentary on the Torah ; Commentaries on the later books of the Hebrew bible ; Commentary on the Talmud ; Rulings, responsa, liturgical poems, and commentaries on liturgical poems --
Rashi's world-view. The uniqueness of the Jewish people ; Values ; Society --
Postscript. Between innovation and conversatism.
Other Titles: Emunot ṿe-deʻot be-ʻolamo shel Rashi.
Responsibility: Avraham Grossman ; translated by Joel Linsider.


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'An amazing volume that gives the reader a thorough understanding of who Rashi was through his many writings... Grossman's book is an impressive one... very readable, accessible, and fascinating.' Read more...

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