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Sparks of the logos [electronic resource] : essays in rabbinic hermeneutics / by Daniel Boyarin.

By: Boyarin, Daniel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Brill reference library of Judaism: v. 11.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 p.).ISBN: 1423712099 (electronic bk.); 9781423712091 (electronic bk.); 9047401638; 9789047401636; 9789004126282 (hard cover : alk. paper); 9004126287 (hard cover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Bible. Old Testament -- Hermeneutics | Midrash -- History and criticism | Human body -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Christianity and other religions -- Judaism | Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity | Electronic books | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc. juives | Bible. A.T. -- Herm�eneutique | Midrash -- Histoire et critique | Corps humain -- Aspect religieux -- Juda�isme | Christianisme -- Relations -- Juda�isme | Juda�isme -- Relations -- Christianisme | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Talmud | Rabbijnse literatuur | Midrasj | Hermeneutiek | Altes Testament | Midrasch | Hermeneutik | Humaniora Religionsvidenskab | Humaniora J�disk kultur og historieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sparks of the logos.DDC classification: 296.1/206 Other classification: 11.21 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Midrashic studies. The eye in the Torah: ocular desire in midrashic hermeneutic ; "This we know to be the carnal Israel": circumcision and the erotic life of God and Israel ; Placing reading: ancient Israel and Medieval Europe ; Take the Bible for example: midrash as literary theory ; The bartered word: Midrash and symbolic economy. -- Diacritical marks. The politics of biblical narratology: reading the Bible like/as a woman ; The subversion of the Jews: Moses's veil and the hermeneutics of supersession ; �Epater l'embourgeoisement: Freud, gender, and the (de)colonized psyche ; The Talmud meets church history.
Summary: This work covers the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and provides a re-examination, by going back to the roots, of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-292) and indexes.

Midrashic studies. The eye in the Torah: ocular desire in midrashic hermeneutic ; "This we know to be the carnal Israel": circumcision and the erotic life of God and Israel ; Placing reading: ancient Israel and Medieval Europe ; Take the Bible for example: midrash as literary theory ; The bartered word: Midrash and symbolic economy. -- Diacritical marks. The politics of biblical narratology: reading the Bible like/as a woman ; The subversion of the Jews: Moses's veil and the hermeneutics of supersession ; �Epater l'embourgeoisement: Freud, gender, and the (de)colonized psyche ; The Talmud meets church history.

This work covers the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and provides a re-examination, by going back to the roots, of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does.

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