Item description for Rashi's Commentary on Psalms by Mayer I. Gruber...
In 2004, Mayer Gruber's landmark" Rashi's Commentary on Psalms" made one of the 11th-century scholar's most important works accessible to a larger audience for the first time. The JPS paperback edition of this exceptional volume includes the complete original Hebrew text and acclaimed linguist Mayer Gruber's contemporary English translation and supercommentary. Fully annotated by Gruber, Rashi's Commentary on Psalms places Rashi, the most influential Hebrew biblical commentator of all time, in the larger context of biblical exegesis. Gruber identifies Rashi's sources, pinpoints the exegetical questions to which Rashi responds, defines the nuances of Rashi's terminology, and guides the reader to use the English translation as a tool to access the original Hebrew text. Gruber's extensive introduction takes a critical look at Rashi and his enduring legacy.
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Studio: Jewish Publication Society of America
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.92" Width: 6.06" Height: 1.58" Weight: 2.65 lbs.
Release Date Oct 10, 2007
Publisher Jewish Publication Society of America
ISBN 0827608721 ISBN13 9780827608726
Availability 138 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 01:01.
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More About Mayer I. Gruber
Mayer I. Gruber is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Bible Archaeology and Ancient Near East, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.