n HTS : Theological Studies - People of the book : Canon, meaning and authority, M. Halbertal : book review

Volume 62, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



Extracted from text ... Halbertal, M 1997 - People of the book: Canon, meaning and authority Publisher: Harvard University Press. Pages: 179. Price: ?14.95 Reviewer: Prof P M Venter (University of Pretoria) This publication deals with the meaning of the notion "canon" for Jewish hermeneutics. The shared commitment to certain texts played a role in shaping many aspects of Jewish life. In this publication the author investigates the implication of the centrality of the traditional text for the shape of Judaism. Halbertal indicates a shift of meaning in the notion of canon over the years. In the Bible itself the study of the Torah ..

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error