Studies in Ancient Midrash

Studies in Ancient Midrash

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by James L. Kugel
     
 

Studies in Ancient Midrash is the proceedings of a conference, held at Harvard University, surveying the beginnings of ancient biblical interpretation.

Essays include "Ancient Biblical Interpretation and the Biblical Sage," by James Kugel; "Literacy and the Polemics Surrounding Biblical Interpretation," by A. I. Baumgarten; "Garments of Skin, Garments of

Overview

Studies in Ancient Midrash is the proceedings of a conference, held at Harvard University, surveying the beginnings of ancient biblical interpretation.

Essays include "Ancient Biblical Interpretation and the Biblical Sage," by James Kugel; "Literacy and the Polemics Surrounding Biblical Interpretation," by A. I. Baumgarten; "Garments of Skin, Garments of Glory," by Gary Anderson; "Leave the Dead to Bury Their Own Dead," by Menahem Kister; "Contours of Genesis Interpretation at Qumran," by Moshe Bernstein; "Qohelet's Reception and Interpretation," by Marc Hirshman; "Law, Morality and Rhetoric in Some Sayings of Jesus," by Menahem Kister; and "Biblical Interpretation in Some Qumran Prayers and Hymns," by James Kugel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674002586
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
07/30/2001
Series:
Harvard Center for Jewish Studies
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Kugel is a Professor at Bar-Ilan University.

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Studies in Ancient Midrash 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Those interested in the history of interpretation, and formative Judaism through the late 2nd Temple period and early medieval Judaism will enjoy this book.