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The Classic Midrash

Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible (Classics of Western Spirituality)

by Reuven Hammer

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Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Judaism,
  • Translations into English,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Jewish Religious Texts,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - General,
  • O.T.,
  • Commentaries,
  • Biblical Commentary - General,
  • Bible.,
  • Halakhic Midrashim,
  • Pentateuch,
  • Bible - Commentaries - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974745M
    ISBN 100809104679
    ISBN 109780809104673

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    The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible by Reuven Hammer, Rabbi, PhD, Judah Goldin (Foreword by) starting at $ The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. There are two basic categories of Midrashim. A collection of Midrashim on a single topic or book is also called a Midrash. Midrash Halakhah In Hebrew, halakhah refers to the law given in the Torah and the Mishnah. It includes the religious, ceremonial, and civil regulations. The Midrash Halakhah, then, gives explanation to those laws.

    The JPS Classic Midrash Collection brings together three ancient anthologies of Midrash. The two Mekhilta titles deal exclusively with the book of Exodus, acting as commentaries that exegetically illuminate both the legal (Halakhic) and moral (Aggadic) aspects of the Pesikta de-Rab Kahana presents a collection of discourses for special Sabbaths and festival days. Products > The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible. The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible. by Reuven Hammer. He was also the founding director of the Seminary of Jewish Studies (–90). He is the author or editor of many books, including Entering the High Holy Days: A Complete Guide to the History.


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Download The Classic Midrash books, This volume includes commentary and interpretation of Scripture taken from the early rabbinic masters, the Tannaim, along with a running explanation of their theological, literary and historical importance.

The editing of the Tannaitic. The classic midrash presented here is a collective work. Although presenting interpretations in the name of individual Sages, it has no one author: rather, it reflects the collective wisdom of the leaders of Pharisaic Judaism which later became Rabbinic : Paulist Press.

Stock No: WW The Classic Midrash -Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible Translation, introduction, and commentaries by Reuven Hammer Midrash (from the Hebrew root "to seek out"), which contains The Classic Midrash book legendary and legal material, is both a process and a product. It reflects process of searching the text of Scripture in order to better understand and The Classic Midrash book it to : The classic midrash presented here is a collective work.

Although presenting interpretations in the name of individual Sages, it has no one author: rather, it reflects the collective wisdom of the. The Classic Midrash: Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible (Classics of Western Spirituality) (Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)) by Reuven Hammer | Mar 1, out of 5 stars By Rabbi Dr.

Azriel Rosenfeld. “Midrash” is a summary of the non-Halachic material in the Talmud, based on the classical compilation “EIN YA’AKOV”. The Torah not only contains legal principles (“Halachah”), but also teaches many other things from which we can derive important moral and philosophical lessons; this non-legal aspect of the Torah is called “Aggadah.”.

AMONG the thousand odds and ends of wisdom and fantasy stored up for us within the Midrash is the statement that all of the Jewish law would have been written out for the people, as was the Torah, or Five Bible Books of Moses, only "God saw that the Torah would eventually be translated into Greek, and published as though it were the law entrusted to Greeks," meaning Gentiles.

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Esther Rabbah Bereshith Rabba, Genesis Rabbah. This text dates from the sixth century. A midrash on Genesis, it offers explanations of Shemot Rabba, Exodus Rabbah (tenth or eleventh and twelfth century) Vayyiqra Rabba, Leviticus Rabbah (middle.

Midrash. Here are entered general works on the Midrash. Works on the treatment of specific topics in the Midrash are entered under headings of the type topic in rabbinical literature, e.g. Brazen serpent in rabbinical literature. Jewish Book Annual (volume 53 may be missing; ) (partial serial archives) Filed under: Libraries.

Synopsis This volume includes commentary and interpretation of Scripture taken from the early rabbinic masters, the Tannaim, along with a running explanation of.

The most recent book on my list is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy from and I am a bit worried that might be a little recent for the 'classic' tag. The oldest is Don Quixote, fromwhich I read as a child and didn't remotely consider as old-fashioned. The process of midrash-making began with the redaction of the Bible, a centuries-long process that began around BCE and ended in the early years of the Common Era.

It can even be argued that the Bible itself is midrash: The latter books of Chroniclesexplain and interpret parts of the narrative presented in earlier books ofKings.

Sefer Ha-Aggadah (The Book of Legends) is a classic compilation of aggadah from the Mishnah, the two Talmuds and the Midrash literature. It was edited by Hayim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky. Bialik and Ravnitzky worked for three years to compile a comprehensive and representative overview of aggadah.

My definition of "classic" is about as liberal as you're going to find. In going through this list, I found and removed some titles published within the last ten-fifteen years: The Fault In Our Stars The Book Thief The Five People You Meet In Heaven Dear John Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope (this is a YA modernization of the classic.

NO OF PAGES: SUB CAT I: Midrash SUB CAT II: SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: The Classic Midrash -Tannaitic Commentaries on the Bible Translation, introduction, and commentaries by Reuven Hammer Midrash (from the Hebrew root "to seek out"), which contains both legendary and legal material, is both a process and a product.5/5(1).

2,1 The content and the division of Midrash Ruth 48 2,2 The Book of Ruth and the Targum 50 2,3 Ruth Rabbah compared with other Midrash Rabbah collections 51 2,4 The moral conduct of the people of Israel in the dispersion 57 2,5 The national disappointment expressed in Midrash Ruth and its equivalents in Jewish sources.

Midrash represents an intellectual sifting of a text of Scripture to fully understand its significance and application. As opposed to simple, literal readings, it seeks out new, hitherto neglected layers of meaning.

Sasso winsomely explores this process, translating and interpreting 20 essential texts. pages, softcover. Paraclete. Midrash: Reading the Bible with Question Marks.All 24 books of the Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim are now at your fingertips in one magnificent 2, page volume, as interpreted by the classic sages of Talmudic and Rabbinic literature.

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