Daily Archives: October 13, 2008

Fishbane Paper: Not Always a Citation

I can probably make a series out of “Not Always a Citation,” and I may or may not do so. Today, I’m somewhat pressed for time, so I want to cite one example. In Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (New … Continue reading

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Comps: Israel a Microcosm

Here’s a quote from Martin S. Jaffee’s Early Judaism (New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997): “Like all worlds built upon the symbolic triad of God-Torah-Israel, that of the Sages accorded special cosmic significance to the people Israel as well. Among this … Continue reading

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