A Theological Commentary to the Midrash: Lamentations Rabbati (Studies in Judaism 5th Revised edition)

A Theological Commentary to the Midrash: Lamentations Rabbati (Studies in Judaism 5th Revised edition)

By: Jacob Neusner (author)Hardback

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This theological commentary to the Rabbinic Midrash explores a simple proposition, in three parts: I. The reading of Scripture by principal parts of the Rabbinic Midrash is formed by compositions and composites that are animated by a cogent theological system. II. These primary components of the Midrash-compilations, further, are in part aimed at systematic demonstrations of theorems of a theological character. III. While forming a principal part of a large theological structure and system, each document is unique.

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About Author

Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology at Bard College and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard as well. He also is a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ, and Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, in England.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Lamentations Rabbati Petihta'ot Chapter 4 Lamentations Rabbati Parashah One Chapter 5 Lamentations Rabbati Parashah Two Chapter 6 Lamentations Rabbati Parashah Three Chapter 7 Lamentations Rabbati Parashah Four Chapter 8 Lamentations Rabbati Parashah Five Chapter 9 The Rabbinic Theology Not of, but in, Lamentations Rabbati. And What Does Lamentations Rabbati Contribute to the Theology of Rabbinic Judaism? Chapter 10 Appendix: How Theological is Lamentations Rabbati?

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780761820222
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780761820222
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 0761820221
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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