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Biblical interpretation in Judaism and Christianity / edited by Isaac Kalimi, Peter J. Haas.

Kalimi, Isaac. (Added Author). Haas, Peter J. (Peter Jerome) (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > History > Early church, ca. 30-600.
Bible > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Apocryphal Gospels.
Christian literature, Early > History and criticism.
Rabbinical literature > History and criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567192455
  • ISBN: 0567192458
  • ISBN: 9781283270922
  • ISBN: 1283270927
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages).
  • Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, ©2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: The colorful interpretation of the Bible : an introductory essay / Isaac Kalimi -- Targumic and midrashic exegesis in contradiction of the peshat of Biblical text / Isaac Kalimi -- The Palestinian Targums to Genesis 4:8 : a new approach to an old controversy / Rimon Kasher -- Reuben's deed (Genesis 35:22) in Jewish exegesis : what happened there? / Bernard Grossfeld -- Visions of Egypt in midrash : "Pharaoh's birthday" and the "Nile festival" text / Rivka B. Kern Ulmer -- On the typology of Jewish Psalms interpretation / Alan Cooper -- Kabbalistic teaching in the Commentary of Job by Moses Naḥmanides (Ramban) / Herbert W. Basser -- The united colors of the menorah : some Byzantine and medieval perspectives on the Biblical lampstand / Steven Fine -- Biblical exegesis in the passion narratives and the Dead Sea scrolls / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Exegesis of Second Temple texts in a Fourth Gospel Son of Man logion / J. Harold Ellens -- Christianity in rabbinic literature / John T. Townsend -- The rise of modern Jewish Bible studies : preliminary reflections / Alan Levenson -- Why Jews translate the Bible / Frederick E. Greenspahn -- A review of Isaac Kalimi, Early Jewish exegesis and theological controversy / Tirzah Meacham (leBeit Yoreh) -- Jewish theological and exegetical approaches to the Hebrew Bible : a response to Tirzah Meacham / Isaac Kalimi -- The temple in the Aqedah (Genesis 22) / Francis Landy -- Revisiting "boiling in fire" in 2 Chronicles 35:13 and related Passover questions : text, exegetical needs and concerns, and general implications / Ehud Ben Zvi.
Summary: This volume comprises fifteen essays classified in three major sections. Some of these essays raise theoretical and methodological issues while others focus on specific topics. The time span ranges from late biblical period to the present. The volume reflects the current thought of some of the major scholars in the field in various shapes and contexts as well as from a variety of perspectives: inner-biblical, qumranic, New Testament, various rabbinic literature (targumic, midrashic, halachic, and Medieval kabalistic), and some modern interpretation. The essays reflects the contemporary thought.
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