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The Exegetical Imagination

On Jewish Thought and Theology

The Exegetical Imagination( )
Author: Fishbane, Michael A.
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $33.00
Book Description:

Exegesis--interpretation and explanation of sacred texts--is the quintessence of rabbinic thought. Fishbane discusses the nature and rationale of this interpretative process in a series of studies on ancient Jewish speculative theology. Focusing on questions pondered in Midrash, he shows how religious ideas are generated or justified by exegesis.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.126 x 0.532 Inches
Book Weight:0.845 Pounds

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