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The Resource The Jews and the Bible, Jean-Christophe Attias ; translated by Patrick Camiller

The Jews and the Bible, Jean-Christophe Attias ; translated by Patrick Camiller

Label
The Jews and the Bible
Title
The Jews and the Bible
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Christophe Attias ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Despite its deceptively simple title, this book ponders the thorny issue of the place of the Bible in Jewish religion and culture. By thoroughly examining the complex link that the Jews have formed with the Bible, Jewish scholar Jean-Christophe Attias raises the uncomfortable question of whether it is still relevant for them.Jews and the Bible reveals how the Jews define themselves in various times and places with the Bible, without the Bible, and against the Bible. Is it divine revelation or national myth? Literature or legislative code? One book or a disparate library? Text or object? For th
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attias, Jean-Christophe,
Dewey number
221.6088/296
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Jews
Label
The Jews and the Bible, Jean-Christophe Attias ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French in 2012 under the title Les juifs et la Bible."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A strangely plural singular -- Bibles, canons, and languages -- Prophets, texts, and books -- Bible object, Bible in pieces -- The Bible in boxes -- The Bible in scrolls -- The Bible in person -- The Bible in pieces -- The improbable locus of an identity -- The Bible and Jewishness -- The Greeks, the Arabs, and us -- Facing the Christians : their scriptures and ours -- The Karaite temptation : sola scriptura? -- Reading the Bible at the risk of heresy -- Children, women, and the people -- The scholars' Bible -- The immense ocean of commentaries -- The Bible of the moderns -- The critical age, or the Bible humiliated -- Toward a postcritical age, or the Bible redeemed -- The political age, or the Bible manifesto
Control code
ocn893909949
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804793216
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893909949
Label
The Jews and the Bible, Jean-Christophe Attias ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French in 2012 under the title Les juifs et la Bible."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A strangely plural singular -- Bibles, canons, and languages -- Prophets, texts, and books -- Bible object, Bible in pieces -- The Bible in boxes -- The Bible in scrolls -- The Bible in person -- The Bible in pieces -- The improbable locus of an identity -- The Bible and Jewishness -- The Greeks, the Arabs, and us -- Facing the Christians : their scriptures and ours -- The Karaite temptation : sola scriptura? -- Reading the Bible at the risk of heresy -- Children, women, and the people -- The scholars' Bible -- The immense ocean of commentaries -- The Bible of the moderns -- The critical age, or the Bible humiliated -- Toward a postcritical age, or the Bible redeemed -- The political age, or the Bible manifesto
Control code
ocn893909949
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804793216
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893909949

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