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Jewish Ways of Reading the Bible (Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement) [Hardcover]

By George J. Brooke (Editor)
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This volume contains 16 papers presented to the 1999 Annual Meeting of the British Association of Jewish Studies held in Manchester. The conference theme was Jewish Ways of Reading the Bible. Participants addressed the theme from a wide range of different perspectives; classical, medieval and modern. The result is a book which illustrates the richness and diversity of Jewish attitudes to scripture. Especially significant contributions discuss the plain meaning of scripture in the Qumran (Brooke), the Targumim (Bernstein), the rabbinical attitudes to textual variants (Alexander), the methods of argument in the Mishnah (Samely), the place of the bible in an example of medieval liturgy (Loewe), and the treatment of some biblical women by Jewish authors both ancient and modern (McKay).

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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages   332
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.66" Width: 6.6" Height: 0.95"
Weight:   1.84 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jun 7, 2001
Publisher   Oxford University Press
ISBN  0198509189  
ISBN13  9780198509189  

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Dr. George Brooke has been at the University of Manchester since 1984, first as a lecturer in Intertestemental Literature, and since 1994, as Senior Lecturer. In 1997 he became Professor of Biblical Studies and in 1998 became the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis.

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