It is widely recognized that poetical and theological texts are by nature paradoxical. This book is a first attempt to explore the Hebrew Bible and the rabbinic literature from this point of view. It includes a discussion of the typical antinomies characterizing the festival celebrations as well as contradictory apprehensions of the divine in history and symbol.
Danacode:   110-20036 ISBN:  965-226-229-3 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   172 Weight:   325 gr Dimensions:  15X22 cm Publication Date:   01/2001 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
This book examines the concept of inner religion as manifest in Judaism from bibilical times to the early days of Baal Shem Tov Hasidism in the light of religious studies. The book's analysis of the six dimensions of interior religion in diverse Jewish so
Shirat Miqra argues on the basis of solid biblical and literary scholarship that biblical poetics is marked by an unusual tension between the aesthetic and non-aesthetic modes of discourse: it is "Poetry with a Purpose''. The author applies this thesis to