By Jane L. Kanarek

ISBN-10: 1107047811

ISBN-13: 9781107047815

This publication provides a brand new framework for realizing the connection among biblical narrative and rabbinic legislations. Drawing on criminal concept and versions of rabbinic exegesis, Jane L. Kanarek argues for the centrality of biblical narrative within the formation of rabbinic legislation. via shut readings of chosen Talmudic and midrashic texts, Kanarek demonstrates that rabbinic criminal readings of narrative scripture are most sensible understood during the framework of a referential exegetical net. She indicates that legislations might be seen as either prescriptive of normative habit and as a meaning-making firm. via explicating the hermeneutical strategies in which biblical narratives turn into assets for criminal norms, this booklet transforms our realizing of the connection of legislations and narrative in addition to the ways that scripture turns into a rabbinic record that conveys felony authority and meaning.

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