Reading The Book Paperback

Making the Bible a Timeless Text

by Burton, L Visotzky;

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Reading The Book

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For many people the Bible is a dusty old book with little relevance to their lives. But for Vistozky the Bible is a living entity that can offer endless insights for its readers if they enter into dialogue with it in the manner of the ancient rabbis, whose midrash, or commentary, has accompanied it almost from its beginning. Focusing on themes in key biblical texts - good and evil, sexuality, parent-child relations, sibling rivalry, faith, and creation - Reading the Book demonstrates the ingenuity and richness of this traditional Jewish approach. It then shows how readers of any religion can create their own midrashim and develop living relationships with the text.

Reading The Book by Burton, L Visotzky was published by Jewish Publication Society in May 1996. The ISBN for Reading The Book is 9780827607866.

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Details for Reading The Book

Page last updated 15th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherJewish Publication Society (May 1996)
Number of Pages256
Thickness14 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1122764
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