Item description for The Garments of Torah: Essays in Biblical Hermeneutics (Indiana Series in Biblical Literature) by Michael Fishbane...
"In this almost painfully beautiful book... Fishbane... explores the question of the kind of canon, privileged status, or Logos, the Torah actually has for the post-modern Western Jew. " --Theology Today
"A book well worth reading." --The Jerusalem Post
"This wonderful volume documents the intellectual and spiritual odyssey of one of North America's foremost Jewish biblical scholars." --Shofar
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Studio: Indiana University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.08" Width: 5.88" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.61 lbs.
Release Date Sep 22, 1992
Publisher Indiana University Press
ISBN 0253207525 ISBN13 9780253207524
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More About Michael Fishbane
Michael Fishbane is the Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot (2002); the National Jewish Book Award winning Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel; and The Kiss of God: Spiritual and Mystical Death in Judaism. Fishbane received a lifetime achievement award for scholarship from the National Foundation of Jewish Culture and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences."
Michael Fishbane currently resides in Chicago, in the state of Illinois. Michael Fishbane has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Chicago Brandeis University University of Chicago Divini.
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