Download Love and Joy: Law, Language, and Religion in Ancient Israel (Jewish Theological Seminary of America) eBook
by Thorkild Jacobsen,Yochanan Muffs
Reading this collection of articles by Yochanan Muffs is like strolling with a friend. Series: Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Paperback: 272 pages.
Reading this collection of articles by Yochanan Muffs is like strolling with a friend. seeing familiar landmarks with fresh eyes in unexpected new light. Publisher: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (August 1, 1995). ISBN-13: 978-0674539327.
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ISBN13: 9780674539327. Release Date: August 1995.
Yochanan Muffs, Thorkild Jacobsen. This is a book about law and religion. It opens with a study of prophrtic intercession as a response to the tensions inherent in monotheism, the struggles between love and justice that seem to take place within Israel's God. The final chapters concern the rich legal vocabulary in which Israelites expressed ideas of freedom and spontaneity. The intervening essays also deal This is a book about law and religion.
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is a Conservative Jewish education organization in New York City, New York. It is one of the academic and spiritual centers of Conservative Judaism and a major center for academic scholarship in Jewish studies
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is a Conservative Jewish education organization in New York City, New York. It is one of the academic and spiritual centers of Conservative Judaism and a major center for academic scholarship in Jewish studies.
The Jewish Theological Seminary is a preeminent institution of Jewish higher education that integrat. Religious organisation. Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel. Charitable organisation. The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Non-profit organisation. The Rabbinical School and H. L. Miller Cantorial School of JTS. College & University.
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Dr. Muffs's central work has been in the understanding of biblical text through comparative philological study.
Studying the interplay of figurative language, law, and religious thought, Yochanan Muffs brings us a new understanding of both the Bible and ancient Near Eastern cultures. This first single-volume collection of the pivotal writings of this great religious humanist includes his studies of love and joy as metaphors, the laws of war in ancient Israel, the figurative nature of legal language, the role of the prophet and prophetic speech, and the expressions of belonging which united a culture.