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Creativity and Tradition

Studies in Medieval Rabbinic Scholarship, Literature and Thought

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$35.00 • £30.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674023932

Publication Date: 09/30/2007


238 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

one black and white photograph

Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University


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The late Israel Ta-Shma was a prolific and gifted writer. He fused a profound knowledge of Jewish legal sources with the latest theories in European history, plumbing the arcane depths of medieval Hebrew manuscripts and obscure historical periods with an ease that allows the reader to enjoy the excitement of the chase. This volume gathers sixteen of his English articles, most of which appeared over the course of the past two decades. For the interested layman, it is an opportunity to discover the richness of Jewish intellectual history during the ‘Dark Ages.’Jewish Book World

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