Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible

Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible

by Ran HaCohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110247569

ISBN-13: 9783110247565

Pub. Date: 11/16/2010

Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.

The 19th century saw the rise of Biblical Criticism in German universities, culminating in Wellhausen’s radical revision of the history of biblical times and religion. For German-Jewish intellectuals, the academic discipline promised emancipation from traditional Christian readings of Scripture– but at the same time suffered from what was perceived as

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The 19th century saw the rise of Biblical Criticism in German universities, culminating in Wellhausen’s radical revision of the history of biblical times and religion. For German-Jewish intellectuals, the academic discipline promised emancipation from traditional Christian readings of Scripture– but at the same time suffered from what was perceived as anti-Jewish bias, this time in scholarly robes. “Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible” describes the German-Jewish strategies to cope with Biblical Criticism– varying from an enthusiastic welcome, through modified adoption, to resolute rejection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110247565
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
11/16/2010
Series:
Studia Judaica Series, #56
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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