The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible Paperback

How Scholars in Germany, Israel, and America Transformed an Ancient Text

by Alan T. Levenson;


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The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible

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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.

The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible by Alan T. Levenson was published by Rowman & Littlefield in September 2016. The ISBN for The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible is 9781442205178.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherRowman & Littlefield (September 2016)
Weight399g
Number of Pages272
Thickness19 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781442205178
ISBN-101442205172
Product Code4487888
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