In this volume, the biblical exegetic methodology of Rashbam is described against the historical background of his time. The exegesis of Rashbam is outlined as a whole, with special emphasis on two essential principles that guide his interpretative approach: the will to be’a full participant in the renaissance of the 12th century, and the need to respond to the Christian religious polemic against the Jews.
Danacode:   110-20054 ISBN:  965-226-244-7 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   288 Weight:   665 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/2005 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
This book surveys ideas about the arrangement of Biblical stories and laws, beginning with the Rabbis’ observation that “There is no ‘earlier or ‘later’ in the Torah” and the midrashic question “Why were these two chapters juxtaposed?,” and moving on t
The writings of Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1167) include biblical exegesis and theological treatises as well as a scientific corpus written for the first time in Hebrew, which can be regarded as ''the beginning of Hebrew Science''. In this book the author