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By Howard Schwartz

Reimagining the Bible collects a dozen essays via Howard Schwartz. jointly the essays current a coherent idea of how during which every one successive section of Jewish literature has drawn upon and reimagined the former ones. The booklet is equipped into 4 sections: the traditional versions; the people culture; Mythic Echoes; and glossy Jewish Literature and the traditional types. inside those divisions, all the essays makes a speciality of a selected style, starting from Torah and Aggadah to Kabbalah, fairy stories, and the trendy Yiddish tales of S.Y. Agnon and Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Arguing the real thesis that there's a continuity in Jewish literature which extends from the Biblical period to our personal times--a interval of over 3,000 years--this assortment additionally serves as a consultant to the heritage of that literature, and to the genres it comprises.

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