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The JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
     

The JPS Bible Commentary: Esther

by Adele Berlin
 

Recipient of the Prize of the Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport [of the State of Israel] for classical literature for the year 5762 [2001].

The commentary, which accompanies the Hebrew biblical text and the JPS translation, approaches the Book of Esther from a fresh literary point of view. It includes essays entitled “When and Where Was the Book of

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Recipient of the Prize of the Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport [of the State of Israel] for classical literature for the year 5762 [2001].

The commentary, which accompanies the Hebrew biblical text and the JPS translation, approaches the Book of Esther from a fresh literary point of view. It includes essays entitled “When and Where Was the Book of Esther Written?,” “Sex and Spies,” and “Rabbinic Interpretation.”

Editorial Reviews

Women in Judaism - David J. Zucker
"Berlin's literary approach to the book of Esther is a very well done, and filled with important information."—David J. Zucker, Women in Judaism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827606999
Publisher:
The Jewish Publication Society
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
JPS Bible Commentary Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
110
Sales rank:
801,416
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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