Daily Archives: August 30, 2010

Messiness and Chaos; Judah Halevi

1. In my assigned reading of L.D. Reynolds and N.G. Wilson’s Scribes and Scholars today, I read the authors’ discussion of textual criticism. They referred to the stemmatic method, which aims to arrive at the “correct” reading of a text, … Continue reading

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Andrygone; Humble

1.  In Bringing the Hidden to Light, I read Anne Lapidus Lerner’s essay, “Rib Redux: The Essentialist Eve.”  Lerner refers to the rabbinic view that God created the first human being as an andrygone, and split it apart into male … Continue reading

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