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This study of early Rabbinic texts provides fresh and fascinating insights into the attitudes of the Rabbis towards “outsiders.”
This volume deals with central issues of medieval Jewish philosophy. Among the subjects treated are divine immanence, the intellect, miracles, and esoteric writing and its limits. This work provides a new perspective on the history of Jewish philosophy in the Middle Ages.
Dorothy M. Peters
Mordechai Z. Cohen
This work analyzes the treatment of biblical metaphor in a Jewish exegetical tradition originating in Muslim Spain that was transplanted to Christian Provence, yielding a variety of approaches that integrate Arabic poetics, hermeneutics and logic with indigenous Hebrew modes of reading.
Drawing on the literary and narrative patterns in Rashbam’s Torah Commentary this book offers a comprehensive rereading of one of the first Northern French peshaṭ-commentaries and shows Rashbam’s fascinating struggle to compete with the nascent vernacular literature.
Shulamit Laderman, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies
The book presents new figurative models of interchange between Judaism and Christianity. It demonstrates the nexus connecting the account of Creation and the Tabernacle using Jewish and Christian texts and artistic images from late antiquity to the late Middle Ages.
Hillel Newman, edited by Ruth Ludlam
This book presents a fascinating new historical description of Jewish sectarian groups in the ancient period, from the viewpoint of their proximity to power. Lifestyle, values and code of law are examined in the light of political involvement, establishing new perceptions in the dynamics of ...
Edited by Adele Reinhartz
Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org)
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