Reading the Psalms with (Jewish) Medievals and Moderns

This essay considers how medieval Jewish commentaries on Psalms intersect with modern commentaries. The assumptions and methods of interpretation, as well as the results, are interesting to compare and they make us more aware of how premodern and contemporary exegetes ascertain the meaning of words...

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Published in:Hebrew bible and ancient Israel
Main Author: Berlin, Adele 1943-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Mohr Siebeck [2016]
In: Hebrew bible and ancient Israel
Year: 2016, Volume: 5, Issue: 4, Pages: 391-400
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Ibn-ʿEzra, Avraham Ben-Meʾir 1092-1167 / Ḳimḥi, Daṿid 1160-1235 / Likhṭenshṭain, Aharon 1933-2015 / Kraus, Hans-Joachim 1918-2000 / Psalms / Jewish literature / Rabbinic literature
IxTheo Classification:BH Judaism
HB Old Testament
TG High Middle Ages
TK Recent history
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Summary:This essay considers how medieval Jewish commentaries on Psalms intersect with modern commentaries. The assumptions and methods of interpretation, as well as the results, are interesting to compare and they make us more aware of how premodern and contemporary exegetes ascertain the meaning of words and passages.
ISSN:2192-2284
Contains:Enthalten in: Hebrew bible and ancient Israel
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1628/219222717X14991542936022