Isaac Abarbanel's Stance Toward Tradition: Defense, Dissent, and Dialogue

Isaac Abarbanel's Stance Toward Tradition: Defense, Dissent, and Dialogue

by Eric Lawee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791451267
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Eric Lawee is Assistant Professor of Humanities at York University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Bibliographic Notes / Abbreviations

Introduction

1. Life and Contexts

2. Works and Traditions

3. "To the Help of the Lord Against the Mighty": 'Ateret zeqenim

4. Rabbinic Legacy: Background and Parameters

5. The Rabbinic Hermeneutic: Midrash in the Biblical Commentaries

6. In Search of Classical Jewish Eschatology: Yeshu'ot meshiho

7. Historical Thinking, Critical Reading, and the Study of Classical Jewish Texts

8. Abarbanel and Tradition: Six Trends

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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