The Open Canon
On the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse
By (author) Avi Sagi
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Open Canon by Avi Sagi
Book DescriptionIn this groundbreaking study Avi Sagi outlines a broad spectrum of answers to important questions presented in Jewish literature, covering theological issues bearing on the meaning of the Torah and of revelation, as well as hermeneutical questions regarding understanding of the halakhic text. This is the first volume to attempt to provide a comprehensive map of the available views and theories concerning the theological, hermeneutical, and ontological meaning of dispute as a constitutive element of Halakhah. It offers an attentive reading of the texts and strives to present, clearly and exhaustively, the conscious account of Jewish tradition in general and of halakhic tradition in particular concerning the meaning of halakhic discourse.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826496706
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Open Canon, Hardback (December 2007)
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Author Biography - Avi Sagi
Prof. Avi Sagi is a member of Bar-Ilan University's Department of Philosophy and is founder and director of that university's Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies. He has written and edited numerous books and articles in Jewish and general philosophy, among them Religion and Morality (with Daniel Statman, New York: 1995) and the recently released Judaism: Between Religion and Morality (Tel Aviv: 1998) and Albert Camus and the Philosophy of the Absurd (New York: 2002).
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