By Giuseppe Veltri
Rabbinic hermeneutics in old Judaism displays this multifaceted global of the textual content and of fact, obvious as a global of reference worthy observation. As a replicate, it comprises this global yet probably additionally falsifies truth, adapting it to one's personal goals and prerequisites. It comprises 4 parts:
Part I, regarded as advent, is the outline of the "Rabbinic Workshop" (Officina Rabbinica), the rabbinic global the place the scholar performs a job and a reformation of a reformation continuously happens, the area the place the reflect used to be created and synthetic.
Part II bargains with the ancient surroundings, the area of reference of rabbinic Judaism in Palestine and within the Hellenistic Diaspora (Reflecting Roman Religion);
Part III makes a speciality of magic and the sciences, as historic (political and empirical) actions of impression within the double which means of receiving and adopting anything and of try and produce an impression on people and gadgets (Performing the Craft of Sciences and Magic).
Part IV addresses the rabbinic quandary with texts (Reflecting on Languages and Texts) because the major sector of "influence" of the rabbinic academy in an area among the texts of the previous and the genuine global of the present.
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A Mirror of Rabbinic Hermeneutics: Studies in Religion, Magic, and Language Theory in Ancient Judaism (Studia Judaica) by Giuseppe Veltri