Biblical Ambiguities

Metaphor, Semantics and Divine Imagery

David H. Aaron

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€111,00
$148.00
ISBN13: 
9789004120327
Publication Date: 
March 2001
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Hardback
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x, 222 pp.
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ISSN: 
1571-5000
Volume: 
4

Jacob Neusner

This detailed, systematic classification of Rabbinic narrative supplies these facts concerning the classification of narratives and their regularities: [1] what are the types and forms of narrative in a given document? [2] how are these distinctive types and forms of narrative distributed across...
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004130234
Publication date: 
May 2003
€140,00
$186.00

Jacob Neusner

The Halakhah of the oral Torah conveys monotheism in a philosophical mode, and the Aggadah, monotheism in a mythic mode. What is perfect about the dual Torah, written and oral, is the perfect match between the message and the medium, Halakhah for the philosophical monotheism, Aggadah for the...
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004130333
Publication date: 
May 2003
€111,00
$148.00

Jacob Neusner

History provides one way of marking time, but there are others, like the Judaism of the dual Torah, set forth in the Rabbinic literature from the Mishnah through the Talmud of Babylonia, which tells the story of how a historical way of thinking about past, present, and future, time and eternity,...
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004135833
Publication date: 
December 2003
€125,00
$166.00

Daniel Boyarin

Two major themes run through this fine collection of essays: the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and the re-animation of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does, a...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126282
Publication date: 
October 2003
€125,00
$166.00
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126275
Publication date: 
January 2003
€125,00
$166.00

Jacob Neusner

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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004127968
Publication date: 
July 2002
€197,00
$262.00
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122192
Publication date: 
February 2002
€111,00
$148.00

Dov Schwartz. Translated by Batya Stein

The book exposes the theological foundations of religious-Zionism. Relying on a rigorous analysis of new primary sources, Schwartz argues that this movement strove to build a new religious consciousness, in light of the Jewish national renaissance in the twentieth century.
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004124615
Publication date: 
February 2002
€111,00
$148.00

Jacob Neusner

Neusner proves that the law of normative Judaism, the Halakhah, viewed whole, with its category-formations read in logical sequence, tells a coherent story. He demonstrates that details of the law contribute to making a single statement, one that, moreover, complements and corresponds with that...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122918
Publication date: 
October 2001
€140,00
$186.00

Jacob Neusner

This systematic introduction to the Talmud of Babylonia (Bavli) answers basic questions of form: how is this a coherent document? How do we make sense of the several languages in which it is written? What are the principal parts of the complex writing? Turning to questions of modes of thought,...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004121874
Publication date: 
May 2001
€140,00
$186.00

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