Richard Elliott Friedman's Commentary on the Torah PDF

By Richard Elliott Friedman

ISBN-10: 0060507179

ISBN-13: 9780060507176

ISBN-10: 0060625619

ISBN-13: 9780060625610

In this groundbreaking and insightful new statement, one of many world's top biblical students unveils the team spirit and continuity of the Torah for the fashionable reader. Richard Elliott Friedman, the bestselling writer of Who Wrote the Bible?, integrates the newest discoveries in biblical archaeology and study with the culmination of years of expertise learning and instructing the Bible to light up the simple which means of the textual content -- "to shed new mild at the Torah and, extra very important, to open home windows wherein it sheds its mild on us."

While different commentaries are usually collections of reviews via a few students, this can be a unified remark at the Torah through a unmarried student, the main unified through a Jewish pupil in centuries. It contains the unique Hebrew textual content, a brand new translation, and an authoritative, accessibly written interpretation and research of every passage that continues to be occupied with the that means of the Torah as a complete, exhibiting how its separate books are united into one cohesive, all-encompassing sacred literary masterpiece. This landmark paintings is destined to take its position as a vintage within the libraries of lay readers and students alike, as we search to appreciate the importance of the scriptural texts for our lives this present day, and for years to come.

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