The Jewish Study Bible by Adele BerlinThe Jewish Study Bible by Adele Berlin

The Jewish Study Bible

EditorAdele Berlin, Marc Zvi Brettler

Hardcover | October 15, 2014

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First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible is a landmark, one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. It has won acclaim from readers in all religious traditions.The Jewish Study Bible combines the entire Hebrew Bible - in the celebrated Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation - with explanatory notes, introductory materials, and essays by leading biblical scholars on virtually every aspect of the text, the world in which it was written, itsinterpretation, and its role in Jewish life. The quality of scholarship, easy-to-navigate format, and vibrant supplementary features bring the ancient text to life. This second edition includes revised annotations for nearly the entire Bible, as well as forty new and updated essays on many of the issues in Jewish interpretation, Jewish worship in the biblical and post-biblical periods, and the growing influence of the Hebrew Bible in the ancient world.The Jewish Study Bible, Second Edition, is an essential resource for anyone interested in the Hebrew Bible.
Adele Berlin is Robert H. Smith Professor of Hebrew Bible Emerita at the University of Maryland. Marc Zvi Brettler is Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University.
Title:The Jewish Study BibleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:2400 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199978468

ISBN - 13:9780199978465


Table of Contents

IntroductionMaps and DiagramsPreface to the 1985 JPS EditionAlphabetical Listing of the Books of the BibleHebrew TransliterationGuide to Abbreviations and TermsAbbreviations Used for the Books of the BibleAbbreviations and Terms Used in the Footnotes to the TranslationAbbreviations Used in the Annotations, Introductions, and EssaysTorahMarc Zvi Brettler: IntroductionJon D. Levenson: GenesisJeffrey H. Tigay: ExodusBaruch J. Schwartz: LeviticusNili S. Fox: NumbersBernard M. Levinson: DeuteronomyNevi'imMarc Zvi Brettler: IntroductionNili Wazana: JoshuaYairah Amit: JudgesMarc Zvi Brettler: 1 and 2 Samuel by Shimon bar-EfratZiony Zevit: 1 and 2 KingsBenjamin D. Sommer: IsaiahDalit Rom Shiloni: JeremiahTova Ganzel: EzekielEhud Ben Zvi: The TwelveKetuvimMarc Zvi Brettler: IntroductionAdele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler: PsalmsMichael V. Fox: ProverbsEdward Greenstein: JobMarc Zvi Brettler: Megillot (The Scrolls) IntroductionElsie Stern: The Song of SongsAdele Reinhartz: RuthAdele Berlin: LamentationsPeter Machinist: EcclesiastesAdele Berlin: EstherLawrence M. Wills: DanielHindy Najman: Ezra-NehemiahDavid Rothstein: 1 and 2 ChroniclesESSAYSAdele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler: IntroductionJewish Interpretation of the BibleBenjamin D. Sommer: Inner-biblical InterpretationHindy Najman: Early Nonrabbinic InterpretationEsther Eshel: The Bible in the Dead Sea ScrollsYaakov Elman: Classical Rabbinic InterpretationDavid Stern: Midrash and Midrashic InterpretationBarry D. Walfish: Medieval Jewish InterpretationHava Tirosh-Samuelson: The Bible in the Jewish Philosophical TraditionMichael Fishbane: The Bible in the Jewish Mystical TraditionEdward Breuer: 17th-19th C. Jewish InterpretationMarc Zvi Brettler: Modern Jewish InterpretationBiblical Ideas and InstitutionsStephen A. Geller: The Religion of the BibleJonathan Klawans: Concepts of Purity in the BibleOded Borowski: Daily Life in Biblical TimesVictor Avigdor Hurowitz: The TempleSasha Stern: Biblical CalendarsBaruch Levine: Biblical Festivals and Fast DaysMarvin Sweeney: Historical and Ideal Davidic KingshipJacob Wright: War and Peace in the BibleThe Bible in Jewish LifeAvigdor Shinan: The Bible in the SynagogueRuth Langer: The Bible in the LiturgyDaniel Sperber: The Bible and Jewish CustomUriel Simon: The Bible in Israeli LifeJonathan Sarna: The Jewish Bible in AmericaAdele Reinhartz: Jewish Women's Writings on the BibleLeonard J. Greenspoon: Jewish Translations of the BibleBackgrounds for Reading the BibleOded Lipschits: The History of Israel in the Biblical PeriodAmitai Baruchi-Unna: The Geography of the Land of IsraelAren Maeir: The Archeology of the Land of Israel in the Biblical PeriodJack Sasson: The Ancient Near Eastern Background of the BibleSteven E. Fassberg: Languages of the BibleEmanuel Tov: Textual Criticism of the BibleMarc Zvi Brettler: The Canonization of the BibleJordan S. Penkower: The Development of the Masoretic BibleMarvin Sweeney: The Modern Study of the BibleMarc Zvi Brettler: Gender in the BibleAdele Berlin: Reading Biblical PoetryYair Zakovitch: Reading Biblical ProseShalom Holtz: Reading Biblical LawThe Hebrew Bible in Other ScripturesA.-J. Levine: The Hebrew Bible in the New TestamentJack Lassner: The Hebrew Bible in the Qur'anTables and ChartsWeights and MeasuresTimelineChronological Table of RulersCalendarTable of Biblical ReadingsChapter and Verse DifferencesTranslations of Primary SourcesGlossaryIndex