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Hermeneutic Biography in Rabbinic Midrash: The Gody of This Death and Life

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110150674
  • Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/1996
  • Series: Studia Judaica Series , #16
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
First Prologue
The Crisis of Will 4
Second Prologue: The Fear of Nothingness 12
Pt. I R. Eleazar ben R. Simeon ben Yohai and his Wife Or: The Body of this Death 19
Pt. II The Ladder of R. Phinehas ben Yair Or: The Body of life 81
First Epilogue: The Temptation Unto Nothingness 202
Second Epilogue: When I Want, You do not Want 232
Bibliography of Primary Sources 233
Index of Biblical Sources 234
Index of Rabbinic Sources 238
Index of Sages 241
General Index 243
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