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Fishbane, Michael 1943-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 407 publications in 5 languages and 19,030 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  History  Essays  Sacred works  Bibliography  Biography  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector, Other, Commentator for written text, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: BS1186, 221.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Fishbane
Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel by Michael Fishbane( )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,261 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
The Midrashic imagination : Jewish exegesis, thought, and history by Michael Fishbane( )

15 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This innovative and original book examines the broad range of Jewish interpretation from antiquity through the medieval and renaissance periods
The garments of Torah : essays in biblical hermeneutics by Michael Fishbane( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred attunement : a Jewish theology by Michael Fishbane( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses contemporary Jewish theology, hermeneutical theory, the modes of sustaining a covenant theology, and scripture, authority, and belief
The Jewish study Bible : Jewish Publication Society Tanakh translation by Jewish Publication Society( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,374 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
Haftarot : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Michael Fishbane( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nahum Sarna's distinctive and original scholarship has taken in a wide range of subject areas from work on Genesis and the Psalms to his Jewish Bible commentary and the English translation of the Ketuvim. At first Assistant Professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in the 1950s, he was Dora Golding Professor of Bible at Brandeis University from 1965 to his retirement. This collection of 22 essays reflects Professor Sarna's breadth of interests, with contributions from the late Gershon Cohen on the Hebrew Crusade Chronicle and the Ashkenazic tradition; Judah Goldin on Reu
Judaism : revelation and traditions by Michael Fishbane( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 729 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. -- Publisher description
Biblical myth and rabbinic mythmaking by Michael Fishbane( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 561 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
Text and texture : close readings of selected Biblical texts by Michael Fishbane( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exegetical imagination : on Jewish thought and theology by Michael Fishbane( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For some, the Law itself was the means of spiritual growth; for others, more private practices were built upon its foundation. But all agreed that the purification of desire and the perfection of the soul offered the hope of personal salvation. None denied the historical redemption of the nation
Hebrew Bible, Old Testament : the history of its interpretation by Magne Sæbø( Book )

in English and German and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

24 scholars - Jewish, Protestant, Roman Catholic - from North America, Israel, and various European countries, contribute to this rich volume on medieval interpretation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5th through 12th centuries). Geographically, they cover most of the world as it was known in these times: from Syria to Spain, from Rome to the Rhine and the Seine. The volume also contains supplements to the previous volume, on Ben Sira and the Wisdom of Solomon. The indexes (names, topics, references to biblical sources and a broad body of literature beyond) are the key to the we
Sha'arei Talmon : studies in the Bible, Qumran, and the Ancient Near East presented to Shemaryahu Talmon( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 292 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 238 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
Texts and responses : studies presented to Nahum N. Glatzer on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by his students by Michael Fishbane( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of Songs : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation by Michael Fishbane( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of songs : Shir ha-Shirim : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Midrashic imagination : Jewish exegesis, thought, and history
Alternative Names
Fišbeyn, Mîḵāʾēl 1943-

Fishbane, Michael.

Fishbane, Michael 1943-

Fishbane, Michael A.

PYŠBYYN, Mîkāʿēl 1943-

מיכאל פישביין

מיכאל פישביין תאולוג אמריקאי

Languages
English (271)

German (5)

Italian (3)

Dutch (3)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
The Midrashic imagination : Jewish exegesis, thought, and historyThe garments of Torah : essays in biblical hermeneuticsDeath, ecstasy, and other worldly journeysSacred attunement : a Jewish theologyThe Jewish study Bible : Jewish Publication Society Tanakh translationHaftarot : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translationJudaism : revelation and traditionsBiblical myth and rabbinic mythmaking