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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
 

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

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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:
9783110212822
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
12/15/2009
Series:
Studia Judaica Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
182
File size:
9 MB

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Steven Daniel Sacks, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA, USA.

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