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Maimonides and the hermeneutics of concealment [electronic resource] : deciphering scripture and midrash in The guide of the perplexed / James Arthur Diamond.

Author/Creator:
Diamond, James Arthur.
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (248 p.)
Series:
SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy
SUNY series in Jewish philosophy
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Subjects:
Midrash -- History and criticism.
Bible. O.T. -- Hermeneutics.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Contributions in biblical hermeneutics.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Contributions in interpretation of Midrash.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Dalālat al-ḥāʼirīn.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Front Matter""; ""Half Title Page""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Dedication Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""INTRODUCTION: The Poetry of Midrash and Heterogeneity of Scripture""; ""Midrash on Midrash""; ""Shir Hashirim Rabbah 1:8 and the Parabolic Method""; ""Genesis Rabbah 9 and Flash Technique""; ""Genesis Rabbah 27 and Prophetic Radicalism""; ""Intertextual Foils in the Guide""; ""Parabolic Precision vs. Parabolic Flourish""; ""Solomon s ""Married Harlot"" as Foil to Jacob""; """"The Lord hath forsaken the earth""""; ""Divine Immutability and Providence""
""I: 11 The ""Sitting"" of Indifference""""I: 12 ""Rising"" and the Role of Metatron""; ""1: 13 ""Standing on the Mount of Olives "": The Intellectualization of a Messianic Vision""; ""I: 14 ""Adam ""-Situating Man in the Providential Scheme""; ""I: 15 Moses-The Paragon of an Elitist Providence""; ""The Seven Units of Jacob's Ladder and Their Message""; ""I. ""Ladder""""; ""2. ""Set up on earth""""; ""3. ""And the top of it reached heaven""""; ""4. ""Angels of God"" (elohim)""; ""5-6. ""Ascending and descending""""; ""7. ""And behold the Lord (YHVH) stood above it""""
""The Coalescence of Three Interpretations""""Chapter 111:24 of the Guide""; ""Trial Passages""; ""Omission of a Trial Passage: Bitter Waters and the Perfect Law""; ""The Quarry of Efficient Causality""; ""Reflections on the Ultimate Verses of the Guide""; ""Text and Prooftext""; ""Back Matter""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""Back Cover""
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.
ISBN:
0-7914-8923-X
OCLC:
794928161