A Theological Commentary to the Midrash: Mekhilta Attributed to Rabbi Ishmael (Studies in Judaism 9 9th)

A Theological Commentary to the Midrash: Mekhilta Attributed to Rabbi Ishmael (Studies in Judaism 9 9th)

By: Jacob Neusner (author)Hardback

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In this final volume of A Theological Commentary to the Midrash, Jacob Neusner presents both what is common to the animating theology of Rabbinic Judaism in all its documentary components, and what is unique to Mekhilta, attributed to R. Ishmael. Neusner alleges that each Rabbinic document has its particular problem to solve, a problem set forth by the book of Scripture upon which it is focused, around which it is organized.

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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 Pisha (Exodus 12:1-13:16) Chapter 4 Beshallah (Exodus 13:17-14:31) Chapter 5 Shirata (Exodus 15:1-21) Chapter 6 Vayassa (Exodus 16:22-17:1-7) Chapter 7 Amalek (Exodus 17:8-18:27) Chapter 8 Bahodesh (Exodus 19:1-20:26) Chapter 9 Neziqin (Exodus 21:1-22:23) Chapter 10 Kaspa (Exodus 22:24-23:19) Chapter 11 Shabbata (Exodus 31:12-17, 35:1-3) Chapter 12 The Rabbinic Theology Not of, but in Sifre to Deuteronomy. And What Does Mekhilta Attributed to R. Ishmael Contribute to the Theology of Rabbinic Judaism? Chapter 13 Epilogue: The Apologetic Upshot of a Theological Commentary to the Midrash

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780761820512
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780761820512
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0761820515
  • edition: 9th

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