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The Jewish Study Bible - Adele Berlin

The Jewish Study Bible

By: Adele Berlin (Editor), Marc Zvi Brettler (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 18th December 2014
ISBN: 9780199978465
Number Of Pages: 2309

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First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible is a landmark, one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. It has won acclaim from readers in all religious traditions.

The Jewish Study Bible, which comes in a protective slipcase, combines the entire Hebrew Bible--in the celebrated Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation--with explanatory notes, introductory materials, and essays by leading biblical scholars on virtually every aspect of the text, the world in which it was written, its interpretation, and its role in Jewish life. The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life.

This second edition includes revised annotations for nearly the entire Bible, as well as forty new and updated essays on many of the issues in Jewish interpretation, Jewish worship in the biblical and post-biblical periods, and the influence of the Hebrew Bible in the ancient world.

The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, is an essential resource for anyone interested in the Hebrew Bible.

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From the previous edition: ''The Jewish Study Bible encompasses a monumental assembly of critical learning and acumen, representing the achievement of an entire generation of Jewish scholars. The commentaries are not only erudite but purposeful and theologically alert. A heroic undertaking, brilliantly conceived and executed with panache.'' --Jacob Neusner ''Serious students of Judaism will want to have a copy of this outstanding and surprisingly affordable study Bible, which stands in the tradition of Oxford's great study Bibles. '' --Publishers Weekly, Religion Bookline ''Another superb holiday gift, especially appropriate for non-Orthodox Jews, is The Jewish Study Bible from Oxford University Press, which finally stands alongside the many verse-by-verse commentaries for Christians. This work also is recommended for serious-minded Christian readers.'' --Associated Press ''This is an essential acquisition for every library and an indispensable addition for every Jewish home. It has been needed for a long time.'' --Nahum M. Sarna, Judaica, Florida Atlantic University ''The Jewish Study Bible is a major accomplishment. It provides accessible essays from the full gamut of Jewish scholarship, and a running commentary that draws liberally from both traditional and scientific perspectives.'' --Lawrence A. Hoffman, Liturgy, Worship and Ritual, Hebrew Union College "First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible is a landmark, one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. It has won acclaim from readers in all religious traditions... The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life... The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, is an essential resource for anyone interested in the Hebrew Bible." --Jewish Media Review "Each essay is informed, informative, and written by an authority on the subject being analyzed. Taken altogether, the essays provide a nearly exhaustive picture of all the topics basic to understanding the Bible and its background. An extremely useful resource... Highly recommended." --CHOICE

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Do not, I repeat, do not overlook this triumph of translation and commentary of the Hebrew Bible ( which makes up most of what Christians call the Old Testament). Honestly, you will kick yourself for all the time you wasted on other books, and the time spent listening to ill informed or propagandistic clerics, when this work explains with scope and precision what the texts actually say, mean, and how they relate to one another. It is outstanding. A jewel found on a beach of mediocrity.

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Introduction Maps and Diagrams Preface to the 1985 JPS Edition Alphabetical Listing of the Books of the Bible Hebrew Transliteration

Guide to Abbreviations and Terms Abbreviations Used for the Books of the Bible Abbreviations and Terms Used in the Footnotes to the Translation Abbreviations Used in the Annotations, Introductions, and Essays

Torah Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler Genesis by Jon D. Levenson Exodus by Jeffrey H. Tigay Leviticus by Baruch J. Schwartz Numbers by Nili S. Fox Deuteronomy by Bernard M. Levinson

Nevi'im Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler Joshua by Nili Wazana Judges by Yairah Amit 1 & 2 Samuel by Shimon bar-Efrat, by Marc Zvi Brettler 1 & 2 Kings by Ziony Zevit Isaiah by Benjamin D. Sommer Jeremiah by Dalit Rom Shiloni Ezekiel by Tova Ganzel The Twelve by Ehud Ben Zvi

Ketuvim Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler Psalms by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler Proverbs by Michael V. Fox Job by Edward Greenstein Megillot (The Scrolls) Introduction by Marc Zvi Brettler The Song of Songs by Elsie Stern Ruth by Adele Reinhartz Lamentations by Adele Berlin Ecclesiastes by Peter Machinist Esther by Adele Berlin Daniel by Lawrence M. Wills Ezra-Nehemiah by Hindy Najman 1 & 2 Chronicles by David Rothstein

ESSAYS Introduction by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler

Jewish Interpretation of the Bible Inner-biblical Interpretation by Benjamin D. Sommer Early Nonrabbinic Interpretation by Hindy Najman The Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls by Esther Eshel Classical Rabbinic Interpretation by Yaakov Elman Midrash and Midrashic Interpretation by David Stern Medieval Jewish Interpretation by Barry D. Walfish The Bible in the Jewish Philosophical Tradition by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson The Bible in the Jewish Mystical Tradition by Michael Fishbane 17th-19th C. Jewish Interpretation by Edward Breuer Modern Jewish Interpretation by Marc Zvi Brettler

Biblical Ideas and Institutions The Religion of the Bible by Stephen A. Geller Concepts of Purity in the Bible by Jonathan Klawans Daily Life in Biblical Times by Oded Borowski The Temple by Victor Avigdor Hurowitz Biblical Calendars by Sasha Stern Biblical Festivals and Fast Days by Baruch Levine Historical and Ideal Davidic Kingship by Marvin Sweeney War and Peace in the Bible by Jacob Wright

The Bible in Jewish Life The Bible in the Synagogue by Avigdor Shinan The Bible in the Liturgy by Ruth Langer The Bible and Jewish Custom by Daniel Sperber The Bible in Israeli Life by Uriel Simon The Jewish Bible in America by Jonathan Sarna Jewish Women's Writings on the Bible by Adele Reinhartz Jewish Translations of the Bible by Leonard J. Greenspoon

Backgrounds for Reading the Bible The History of Israel in the Biblical Period by Oded Lipschits The Geography of the Land of Israel by Amitai Baruchi-Unna The Archeology of the Land of Israel in the Biblical Period by Aren Maeir The Ancient Near Eastern Background of the Bible by Jack Sasson Languages of the Bible by Steven E. Fassberg Textual Criticism of the Bible by Emanuel Tov The Canonization of the Bible by Marc Zvi Brettler The Development of the Masoretic Bible by Jordan S. Penkower The Modern Study of the Bible by Marvin Sweeney Gender in the Bible by Marc Zvi Brettler Reading Biblical Poetry by Adele Berlin Reading Biblical Prose by Yair Zakovitch Reading Biblical Law by Shalom Holtz The Hebrew Bible in Other Scriptures The Hebrew Bible in the New Testament by A.-J. Levine The Hebrew Bible in the Qur'an by Jack Lassner

Tables and Charts Weights and Measures Timeline Chronological Table of Rulers Calendar Table of Biblical Readings Chapter and Verse Differences

Translations of Primary Sources Glossary Index

ISBN: 9780199978465
ISBN-10: 0199978468
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 2309
Published: 18th December 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 17.48  x 4.55
Weight (kg): 1.47
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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