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Making of the Modern Jewish Bible : How Scholars in Germany, Israel, and America Transformed an Ancient
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The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible explains how Jewish translators, commentators, and scholars made the Bible a keystone of Jewish life in Germany, Israel and America. In each site, a particular need_religion, nationalism, ethnicity_drove the enterprise of Bible study as scholars wrestled with the demands of the non-Jewish environment and their own indigenous traditions. Contrary to popular conceptions, the author argues that the modern period has been the golden age of Jewish Bible study.
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Alan T. Levenson
Street Date: September 14, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-6791
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