Professors on the Parashah: Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading

Professors on the Parashah: Studies on the Weekly Torah Reading

by Leib Moscovitz
     
 

Forty members of the faculty of Bar-Ilan University contribute studies on the weekly Torah reading in this book. These studies reflect the scholarship of Bar-Ilan University at its best—a unique combination of Torah scholarship and knowledge of traditional Jewish sources with excellence in the sciences and humanities. The studies in this volume present novel…  See more details below

Overview

Forty members of the faculty of Bar-Ilan University contribute studies on the weekly Torah reading in this book. These studies reflect the scholarship of Bar-Ilan University at its best—a unique combination of Torah scholarship and knowledge of traditional Jewish sources with excellence in the sciences and humanities. The studies in this volume present novel insights into the weekly Torah readings in light of diverse academic disciplines, synthesizing the sacred with the secular and the spiritual with the scientific.

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From the Publisher

"This book is highly recommended for a general audience, particularly of interest for synagogue and school libraries."  —Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter

"Anyone interested in Bible study will be captivated by the new insights."  —Lifestyles Magazine

"Utilizing the most advanced scholarship, both religious and secular, and drawing both from religious and scientific sources, this volume treats each and every parsha of Torah learning as a sacred journey—one that regards the reader as an intellectually aware individual, who is being taught, not preached to or admonished."  —Jewish Star

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789657108741
Publisher:
Urim Publications
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Pages:
359
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Leib Moscovitz is an associate professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is the author of Talmudic Reasoning: From Casuistics to Conceptualization, as well as dozens of scholarly articles.

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