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Fixing God's Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible Text in Jewish Law

B. Barry Levy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195141139
eISBN:
9780199834945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514113X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Many scholars and learned readers believe that rabbinic Judaism assumes a dogmatic commitment to the notion that the Bible text, particularly the Torah text, is letter perfect; orthodox Jews often ... More


Midrashic Texts and Methods in Tosafist Torah Commentaries

Ephraim Kanarfogel

in Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter evaluates midrashic texts and methods in Tosafist Torah commentaries. The relationship between biblical and talmudic studies in medieval Ashkenaz is rather complex, and a number of ... More


Introduction

Michael Fishbane and Joanna Weinberg

in Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter summarizes the four fundamental historical periods of development. The first period roughly covers the first to fifth centuries where certain foundational elements of literary genre, ... More


Depictions of Childbirth in Rabbinic Literature: The Innovation of a Genizah Midrashic Text

Shana Strauch Schick

in Mothers in the Jewish Cultural Imagination: Jewish Cultural Studies Volume 5

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764661
eISBN:
9781800343443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764661.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses an early medieval midrashic text, Midrash had shenati, which is unique in its depiction of childbirth. It looks at rabbinic texts that marginalize women's experience of ... More


After Tau/ Where Eendings Begin

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Alef, Mem, Tau: Kabbalistic Musings on Time, Truth, and Death

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246195
eISBN:
9780520932319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246195.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A zoharic text correlates death and truth through the insight that tau, the last letter of the alphabet, seals both the words mawet, “death,” and emet, “truth.” Death opens consciousness to the ... More


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