Genesis Rabbah is the commentary on the book of Genesis produced by the Rabbinic sages of the fourth and fifth centuries C.E. It provides the Judaic reading of the book of Genesis in light of historical events of that critical period, when the Roman Emperor, Constantine, legalized Christianity.
About the Author
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Theology and Senior Fellow, Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. He is also Member of the Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton NJ, Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Bologna.