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reveal a rich but neglected tradition of critical debate on biblical
poetics.
B
l o c h
, A
br a h am
P .
Midrashic comments on the Torah: Torah thoughts for
Sabbaths and holidays.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav, 1991. 144 p.
Each of the weekly Torah readings is explained with focus on
aspects that usually receive little attention.
C
h a r l e s w o r t h
, J
am es
H .
Graphic concordance to the Dead Sea scrolls.
Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992. 525 p.
Over 59 ,000 entries, drawn from 223 texts and over 3 ,500 frag­
ments, arranged in alphabetical order along with brief context.
D
a r r
, K
a t h e r y n
P
f i s t e r e r
.
Far more precious than jewels: perspectives
on Biblical woman.
Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press,
1991. 224 p.
An new understanding of the personalities, history, and influ­
ence of Ruth, Hagar, and Esther, based on interpretations from
modern critical scholars.
D
o r o n
, P
in c h a s
.
Interpretation of difficult passages in Rashi, Part III: Num­
bers.
Brooklyn, NY: Sepher-Hermon, 1991. 328 p.
F
i e l d
, H
a r v e y
, J .
A Torah commentary for our times, Vol. II: Exodus and
Leviticus.
New York: UAHC, 1992. 135 p.
Views and comments by illustrious commentators, ancient and
modern.
H
a l iv n i
, D
av id
W
e i s s
.
Peshat and derash: plain and applied meaning in
rabbinic exegesis.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 249
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The history of Jewish exegesis of the Bible and Talmud, and
the tension that has existed between the plain sense of the divine
text and its creative, rabbinic interpretation.
H
o n ig w a c h s
, Y
e h o s h u a
.
The unity of Torah, Vol. 1: a commentary of
the organization and purpose of the Five Books.
Spring Valley,
N Y :
Feldheim, 1991. 350 p.
Points to the Ten Commandments as a blueprint for the struc­
ture of the Torah.
L
e im a n
, S
id
Z.
The canonization of Hebrew scripture: the Talmudic and
Midrashic evidence.
New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts
and Sciences, 1991. 242 p.
This second edition explores the many issues relating to whether
or not a book was to be included in the canon of the Hebrew
Bible.
The Metsudah ChumashlRashi;
a new linear translation by Avrohom Da­
vis; Rashi translation by Avrohom Kleinkaufman. Hoboken, NJ:
Ktav, 1991. 575 p.
M
il g r o m
, J
a c o b
.
Leviticus 1-16: a new translation with introduction, notes,
and comments.
New York: Doubleday, 1991. 1136 p.