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Fishbane, Michael A.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 383 publications in 5 languages and 18,401 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  History  Sacred works  Essays  Bibliography  Biography  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator for written text, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: BS895, 220.447
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael A Fishbane
The Jewish study Bible : Jewish Publication Society Tanakh translation by Adele Berlin( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern translation of the Jewish Bible is accompanied by detailed annotations, maps, a glossary, and two dozen essays by esteemed biblical scholars on various aspects of the Hebrew scriptures
Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

53 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning study which analyzes the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel, exploring the tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities
Judaism : revelation and traditions by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Judaism's historical sweep and distinctive religious dimensions, showing how it developed out of the Hebrew Bible and has diversified throughout history and throughout the world. --From publisher's description
The garments of Torah : essays in biblical hermeneutics by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and texture : close readings of selected Biblical texts by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical myth and rabbinic mythmaking by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of three main sections focused on biblical, rabbinic, and zoharic sources, Fishbane lays to rest modern biases against monotheistic myths through a masterful, systematic exploration of various cosmogonies, theomachies, and eschatologies
The exegetical imagination : on Jewish thought and theology by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death, ecstasy, and other worldly journeys by John J Collins( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kiss of God : spiritual and mystical death in Judaism by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book identifies a persistent passion for religious perfection, expressed as the love of God unto death itself. The masters of the tradition cultivated this ideal in all periods, in diverse genres, and in different modes. Rabbinic law and midrash, medieval philosophy and mysticism, public and private ritual all contributed to its development. Rooted in the understanding that the spiritual life requires discipline, the sages set up different ladders of ascension
Hebrew Bible, Old Testament : the history of its interpretation by Magne Sæbø( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HBOT-Project describes the history of interpretation of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament from the beginnings to the present time, written by Christian and Jewish scholars, and focuses in this concluding volume on the multifarious research and the different methods used in the last century. Its references to modern biblical scholarship, on which it is based, are extensive and updated
Sacred attunement : a Jewish theology by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses contemporary Jewish theology, hermeneutical theory, the modes of sustaining a covenant theology, and scripture, authority, and belief
Haftarot : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Midrashic imagination : Jewish exegesis, thought, and history by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

15 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This innovative and original book examines the broad range of Jewish interpretation from antiquity through the medieval and renaissance periods
Sha'arei Talmon : studies in the Bible, Qumran, and the Ancient Near East presented to Shemaryahu Talmon( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and Hebrew and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minḥah le-Naḥum : biblical and other studies presented to Nahum M. Sarna in honour of his 70th birthday( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intriguing work argues that the book of Psalms has been redacted to reflect a programme of eschatological events like that of Zechariah 9-14. These events include the ingathering of exiled Israel by a bridegroom-king; his establishment of a kingdom
Texts and responses : studies presented to Nahum N. Glatzer on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by his students by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of Nahum N. Glatzer by Nahum N Glatzer( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events themselves become moments of religious psychology or theological insight. For Glatzer, as for Rosenzweig, the world was transformed by speech and the realities brought into existence through it. Michael Fishbane's detailed introduction presents the historical background of Glatzer's life and work
Song of Songs : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical text and texture : a literary reading of selected texts by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The garments of Torah : essays in biblical hermeneutics by Michael A Fishbane( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Jewish study Bible : Jewish Publication Society Tanakh translation
Alternative Names
Fišbeyn, Mîḵāʾēl 1943-

Fishbane, Michael.

Fishbane, Michael 1943-

Fishbane, Michael A.

PYŠBYYN, Mîkāʿēl 1943-

מיכאל פישביין

Languages
English (275)

German (5)

Dutch (4)

Italian (3)

Hebrew (2)

Covers
Biblical interpretation in ancient IsraelJudaism : revelation and traditionsThe garments of Torah : essays in biblical hermeneuticsText and texture : close readings of selected Biblical textsBiblical myth and rabbinic mythmakingThe exegetical imagination : on Jewish thought and theologyDeath, ecstasy, and other worldly journeysThe kiss of God : spiritual and mystical death in Judaism