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By Athalya Brenner, Frank H. Polak

This quantity brings jointly fourteen essays through Israeli, ecu and American students honouring the targeted contribution of Yairah Amit to the literary research of the Hebrew Bible and to her public function, fostering in particular where of the Hebrew Bible in Israeli schooling. In bible study she has made major contributions to the research of redactional and editorial job, which she has continually seen from a rhetorical and literary viewpoint. those points have been uniquely built in her paintings at the books of Judges and Chronicles, during which literary concerns continuously bring about the popularity of the ideology at the back of the redactor's paintings. one other key subject of hers has been overt and hidden polemics expressed or recommended by way of the narrative textual content. The experiences assembled within the current quantity take care of the various elements of Amit's paintings, from the biblical and post-biblical right down to the mediaeval and the trendy interval. primary fields are the paintings of the redactor and inner-biblical polemics (Diana Edelman, Cynthia Edenburg, Nadav Na'aman, Meira Polliack, Dalit Rom-Shiloni), literary scrutiny (Ed Greenstein, Lillian Klein Abensohn, Frank Polak), ideology in social and spiritual contexts (Ehud Ben Zvi, Israel Knohl), and feminist and cultural stories in a much broader feel (Athalya Brenner, Cheryl Exum, Yael Feldman, Shulamit Valler).

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