Midrash and Multiplicity: Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer and the Renewal of Rabbinic Interpretive Culture

Midrash and Multiplicity: Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer and the Renewal of Rabbinic Interpretive Culture

by Steven Daniel Sacks
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110209225

ISBN-13: 9783110209228

Pub. Date: 10/28/2009

Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer represents a late development in “midrash”, or classical rabbinic interpretation, that has enlightened, intrigued and frustrated scholars of Jewish culture for the past two centuries. Midrash and Multiplicity addresses the problems raised by this equivocal work, and uses Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer in order to

Overview

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer represents a late development in “midrash”, or classical rabbinic interpretation, that has enlightened, intrigued and frustrated scholars of Jewish culture for the past two centuries. Midrash and Multiplicity addresses the problems raised by this equivocal work, and uses Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer in order to assess the nature of “midrash”, and the renewal of Jewish interpretive culture, during its transition to the medieval era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110209228
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Series:
Studia Judaica Series , #48
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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