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The Garments of Torah : Essays in Biblical Hermeneutics - Michael Fishbane

The Garments of Torah

Essays in Biblical Hermeneutics

Paperback Published: 22nd September 1992
ISBN: 9780253207524
Number Of Pages: 168

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"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

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

Prefacep. ix
·1· Inner-Biblical Exegesis: Types and Strategies of Interpretation in Ancient Israelp. 3
·2· Extra-Biblical Exegesis: the Sense of Not Reading in Rabbinic Midrashp. 19
·3· The Garments of Torah-or, to What May Scripture Be Compared?p. 33
·4· Israel and the """"Mothers""""p. 49
·5· From Scribalism to Rabbinism: Perspectives on the Emergence of Classical Judaismp. 64
·6· The Biblical Dialogue of Martin Buberp. 81
·7· Martin Buber's Mosesp. 91
·8· Speech and Scripture: the Grammatical Thinking and Theology of Franz Rosenzweigp. 99
·9· The Teacher and the Hermeneutical Task: a Reinterpretation of Medieval Exegesisp. 112
·Conclusion·: The Notion of a Sacred Textp. 121
Notesp. 135
Indexp. 151
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ISBN: 9780253207524
ISBN-10: 0253207525
Series: Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 22nd September 1992
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 14.94  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Type: New edition