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Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah [Hardcover]

By Alexander Samely (Author)
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Offers a systematic and detailed description of early rabbinic hermeneutics (midrash) as it can be reconstructed from the Mishnah (third century CE). The argument is based on a survey of all passages of biblical interpretation in this legal document. Dr Samely describes how the discourse of the rabbis appropriates Scripture while taking precise account of its wording. He clarifies the conditions of a modern appreciation of rabbinic hermeneutics and provides a unified set of concepts for its precise description, based on modern linguistics and philosophy of language. Basic features of rabbinic hermeneutics and its difference from modern historical reading are explained, and a catalogue of recurrent techniques of interpretation is defined. This catalogue lays foundations for the analysis of rabbinic documents and the comparison with other hermeneutic traditions. Each technique is explained and illustrated with translations from the Mishnah. The book provides a manual of all techniques in systematic order and a comprehensive list of Mishnaic passages of interpretation together with their hermeneutic techniques.

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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages   498
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 1.25"
Weight:   1.71 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 21, 2002
Publisher   Oxford University Press
Edition  New  
ISBN  0198270313  
ISBN13  9780198270317  

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Alexander Samely is Senior Lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Manchester University.

Alexander Samely has an academic affiliation as follows - Professor of Jewish Thought, Manchester University University of Manch.

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