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In the wake of Tikva Frymer-Kensky

In the wake of Tikva Frymer-Kensky

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frymer-Kensky, Tikva Simone -- Congresses,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Feminist criticism -- Congresses,
  • Assyriology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Steven Holloway, Jo Ann Scurlock, Richard Beal.
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesGorgias précis portfolios -- v. 4
    ContributionsFrymer-Kensky, Tikva Simone., Holloway, Steven W. 1955-, Scurlock, Jo Ann, 1953-, Beal, Richard Henry, 1953-, Society of Biblical Literature. Meeting
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS501.F79 I5 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24061025M
    LC Control Number2009025340


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The Jewish Publication Society’s highly acclaimed Bible Commentary series provides a critical line-by-line commentary of the biblical text, which is presented in its original Hebrew, complete with vocalization and cantillation marks, as well as the JPS English translation.

The moving story of Ruth, with its themes of loyalty, loving kindness (hesed), and redemption, is one. Tikva Frymer-Kensky ( - Aug ) was a Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

She received her MA and PhD from Yale University. She had previously served on the faculties of Wayne State University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Yale University, Ben Gurion University, and the Reconstructionist.Tikva Frymer-Kensky was Professor of Hebrew Bible and the History of Judaism in the University of Chicago's Divinity School.

Before coming to Chicago inFrymer-Kensky served as director of biblical studies at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Penn., and assistant professor of Near Eastern studies at Wayne State University in Detroit. She was also a visiting professor at.