By Karin Hedner Zetterholm

ISBN-10: 0800697987

ISBN-13: 9780800697983

Although Jewish culture supplies large value to the Hebrew Bible, from the start Jewish interpretation of these scriptures has been practiced with notable freedom. Karin Hedner Zetterholm deals a transparent and concise advent to the felony, theological, and old presuppositions that formed the dominant movement of rabbinic interpretation, together with Mishnah, Talmud, and Midrashim, discussing particular examples of alternative interpretive tools. She then explores the contours of Jewish biblical interpretation glaring within the New testomony and the legacy of historic traditions within the means diverse Jewish pursuits learn the Bible this present day. scholars of the background of biblical interpretation and of Judaism will locate this an enormous and fascinating source.

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