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The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". — The Christian Century

Synopsis:

Midrash is exegesis, explanation of a biblical text and commentary on it. In this latest volume in the Classics of Western Spirituality series, Reuven Hammer brings a selection of these "God-intoxicated texts" of the early rabbinic masters, the Tannaim, to a wider public and accompanies them with explanations and commentary on their theological, literary, and historical importance.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-516) and indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809135035
Foreword:
Goldin, Judah
Author:
Goldin, Judah
Author:
Hammer, Reuven
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Halakhic Midrashim
Subject:
Halakhic Midrashim -- Translations into English.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Series Volume:
9B
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x1.44 in. 1.59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Midrash is exegesis, explanation of a biblical text and commentary on it. In this latest volume in the Classics of Western Spirituality series, Reuven Hammer brings a selection of these "God-intoxicated texts" of the early rabbinic masters, the Tannaim, to a wider public and accompanies them with explanations and commentary on their theological, literary, and historical importance.
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