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The transformation of Tamar (Genesis 38) in the history of Jewish interpretation /

Esther Blachman.

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Main Author: Blachman, Esther.
Published: Leuven ; Walpole, MA : Peeters, 2013.
Series: Contributions to biblical exegesis and theology ; 71.
Topics: Jüdische Theologie. | Rabbinismus. | Bible. Genesis XXXVIII - Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Bible. Genesis XXXVIII - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish. | Genesis 38. | Tamar (Daughter-in-law of Judah) | Tamar, Biblische Person.
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Introduction -- An exegesis of Tamar's story -- Tamar's figure in light of other biblical texts -- The earliest interpreters: from biblical times to the turn of the common era -- Other second-temple period texts -- Philo of Alexandria and Josephus Flavius -- Early rabbinic literature -- Tamar in the mishnah, talmud, and tosefta -- The liturgical poetry of the sixth and seventh centuries -- The medieval period -- From Radak to Abrabanel -- The kabbalah -- The postmedieval period -- Summary and conclusion.

Table of Contents for: The transformation of Tamar (Genesis 38)