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Sparks of the logos : essays in rabbinic hermeneutics / by Daniel Boyarin.

Boyarin, Daniel. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Bible. Old Testament > Hermeneutics.
Midrash > History and criticism.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc. juives.
Bible. A.T. > Herméneutique.
Bible. Old Testament.
Bibel Altes Testament
Human body > Religious aspects > Judaism.
Christianity and other religions > Judaism.
Judaism > Relations > Christianity.
Midrash > Histoire et critique.
Corps humain > Aspect religieux > Judaïsme.
Christianisme > Relations > Judaïsme.
Judaïsme > Relations > Christianisme.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1423712099
  • ISBN: 9781423712091
  • ISBN: 9047401638
  • ISBN: 9789047401636
  • ISBN: 9789004126282
  • ISBN: 9004126287
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages).
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-292) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Midrashic studies. The eye in the Torah: ocular desire in midrashic hermeneutic ; "This we know to be the carnal Israel": circumcision and the erotic life of God and Israel ; Placing reading: ancient Israel and Medieval Europe ; Take the Bible for example: midrash as literary theory ; The bartered word: Midrash and symbolic economy. -- Diacritical marks. The politics of biblical narratology: reading the Bible like/as a woman ; The subversion of the Jews: Moses's veil and the hermeneutics of supersession ; Épater l'embourgeoisement: Freud, gender, and the (de)colonized psyche ; The Talmud meets church history.
Summary: This work covers the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and provides a re-examination, by going back to the roots, of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does.
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