Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars Hardback

Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

by Devorah Schoenfeld;


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Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars

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Devorah Schoenfeld's new work offers an in-depth examination of two of the most influential Christian and Jewish Bible commentaries of the High Middle Ages. The Glossa Ordinaria and Rashi's commentary were standard texts for Bible study in the High Middle Ages, and Rashi's influence continues to the present day. Although Rashi's commentary and the Glossa developed at the same time with no known contact between them, they shared a way of reading text that shaped their interpretations of the central religious narrative of the Binding of Isaac. Schoenfeld's text examines each commentary unto itself and offers a detailed comparison, one that illustrates the similarities between Rashi and the Gloss that derive not merely from their shared late antique heritage but also from their common twelfth-century context, and the Jewish-Christian polemic in which they both, implicitly or explicitly, take part.

Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars by Devorah Schoenfeld was published by Fordham University Press in November 2012. The ISBN for Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars is 9780823243495.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherFordham University Press (November 2012)
Weight680g
Number of Pages240
Thickness25 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780823243495
ISBN-100823243494
Product Code4026394
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