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Torah through time : understanding Bible commentary from the rabbinic period to modern times

Author: Shai Cherry
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How have Jews understood the foundational stories of the Torah? What can this record of commentary teach us about the Bible, our past, and our own times? Master teacher Shai Cherry explores these questions by systematically examining the biblical commentary of some of the greatest Jewish scholars of the last two millennia, asking how a person's worldview influences his or her reading of the Hebrew Bible. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shai Cherry
ISBN: 9780827608481 0827608489
OCLC Number: 124074746
Language Note: English.
Description: xiii, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: No word unturned --
The creation of humanity --
The sons of Adam and Eve --
The Hebrew slave --
Korah and his gang --
The daughters of Zelophehad.
Responsibility: Shai Cherry.
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Every commentator, from the classical rabbi to the modern-day scholar, has brought his or her own worldview, with all of its assumptions, to bear on the reading of holy text. This relationship  Read more...

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