The Jewish Bible
Author : David Stern
Publisher : University of Washington Press
Release :2018-01-20
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780295741499

In The Jewish Bible: A Material History, David Stern explores the Jewish Bible as a material object—the Bibles that Jews have actually held in their hands—from its beginnings in the Ancient Near Eastern world through to the Middle Ages to the present moment. Drawing on the most recent scholarship on the history of the book, Stern shows how the Bible has been not only a medium for transmitting its text—the word of God—but a physical object with a meaning of its own. That meaning has changed, as the material shape of the Bible has changed, from scroll to codex, and from manuscript to printed book. By tracing the material form of the Torah, Stern demonstrates how the process of these transformations echo the cultural, political, intellectual, religious, and geographic changes of the Jewish community. With tremendous historical range and breadth, this book offers a fresh approach to understanding the Bible’s place and significance in Jewish culture.

How to Read the Jewish Bible
Author : Marc Zvi Brettler
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release :2007
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123240165

In his new book, master Bible scholar and teacher Marc Brettler argues that today's contemporary readers can only understand the ancient Hebrew Scripture by knowing more about the culture that produced it. And so Brettler unpacks the literary conventions, ideological assumptions, and historical conditions that inform the biblical text and demonstrates how modern critical scholarship and archaeological discoveries shed light on this fascinating and complex literature. Brettler surveys representative biblical texts from different genres to illustrate how modern can read these texts. He guides us in reading the Bible as it was read in the biblical period, independent of later religious norms and interpretive traditions. Understanding the Bible this way lets us appreciate it as an interesting text that speaks in multiple voices on profound issues. Although the emphasis of How to Read the Jewish Bible is on showing contemporary Jews, as well as Christians, how they can relate to the Bible in a more meaningful way, readers at any level of religious faith can benefit greatly from this comprehensive but remarkably clear guide to interpreting the Jewish Bible.

The Jewish Study Bible
Author : Adele Berlin,Marc Zvi Brettler
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release :2014-10-17
Total pages :2400
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780199393879

First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible is a landmark, one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. It has won acclaim from readers in all religious traditions. The Jewish Study Bible, which comes in a protective slipcase, combines the entire Hebrew Bible--in the celebrated Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation--with explanatory notes, introductory materials, and essays by leading biblical scholars on virtually every aspect of the text, the world in which it was written, its interpretation, and its role in Jewish life. The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life. This second edition includes revised annotations for nearly the entire Bible, as well as forty new and updated essays on many of the issues in Jewish interpretation, Jewish worship in the biblical and post-biblical periods, and the influence of the Hebrew Bible in the ancient world. The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, is an essential resource for anyone interested in the Hebrew Bible.

Understanding the Hebrew Bible
Author : Elliott Rabin
Publisher : KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
Release :2006
Total pages :250
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0881258717

Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed is written clearly and jargon-free and provides an orientation to the vast compendium of biblical materials by explaining the different kinds of writing found in the Bible, including storytelling, law, history, prophecy, wisdom and poetry. Each section is informed by current biblical scholarship, but presented in a manner accessible to a general audience. Unlike other introductions that focus entirely on biblical history and its historical context, this book surveys the full range of biblical writing. A preface establishes a conceptual model for understanding the Bible, and explorers the differences between the traditional Jewish and Christian readings of this Scripture. Readers will discover in this book a concise, useful companion to the Book of Books.

The Hebrew Bible, the Old Testament, and Historical Criticism
Author : Jon Douglas Levenson
Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
Release :1993-01-01
Total pages :192
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0664254071

Writing from a Jewish perspective, Jon Levenson reviews many often neglected theoretical questions. He focuses on the relationship between two interpretive communities--the community of scholars who are committed to the historical-critical method of biblical interpretation and the community responsible for the canonization and preservation of the Bible.

From Jesus to Christ
Author : Paula Fredriksen
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release :2008-10-01
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780300164107

Hebrew Bible, Old Testament
Author : Magne Saebo
Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Release :1996
Total pages :847
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 3525536364

The Orthodox Jewish Bible
Author : Dr. Phillip Goble
Publisher : AFI International Publishers
Release :2002
Total pages :1248
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780939341047

THE ORTHODOX JEWISH TANAKH TORAH NEVI’IM KETUVIM BOTH TESTAMENTS The Orthodox Jewish Bible is an English language version that applies Yiddish and Hasidic cultural expressions to the Messianic Bible.

The Jewish Bible Quarterly
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :2005
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131532074

Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible
Author : Ran HaCohen,M. Engel
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release :2010
Total pages :250
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9783110247565

The 19th century saw the rise of Biblical Criticism in German universities, culminating in Wellhausen s radical revision of the history of biblical times and religion. For German-Jewish intellectuals, the academic discipline promised emancipation from traditional Christian readings of Scripture but at the same time suffered from what was perceived as anti-Jewish bias, this time in scholarly robes. Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible describes the German-Jewish strategies to cope with Biblical Criticism varying from an enthusiastic welcome, through modified adoption, to resolute rejection."