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Title Jewish concepts of Scripture : a comparative introduction / edited by Benjamin D. Sommer.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2012.
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Description ix, 334 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Related Names Sommer, Benjamin D., 1964-
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OCLC number 793099507