Pathways Through the Bible: Classic Selections from the Tanakh (Third Edition)

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Jewish Publication Society, 01 փտվ, 2002 թ. - 527 էջ
JPS first published Pathways Through the Bible in 1946, selling over 250,000 copies. It featured selections from the 1917 translation of the JPS Tanakh, "bridged" by narrative summaries written by Rabbi Cohen. Rabbi Stein replaced the 1917 JPS translation with the 1985 translation and has updated the prose and made the language gender-sensitive. This new edition shares the same essential features as the original, especially the core principle that Pathways Through the Bible, in Cohen's words, "is not intended to replace The Holy Scriptures...it is rather to be regarded as preparatory to the reading of the Bible itself.... Its purpose is to open for you pathways into the magic realm of the greatest literature ever written." 24 gold-framed sepia illustrations
 

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The Torah Teaching
1
The Prophets
149
The Writings
391
Along the Pathways
515
About Mortimer J Cohen
517
About Arthur Szyk
519
Editors Note to the 2002 Edition
521
Back Cover
528
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Mortimer J. Cohen, D.D., Ph.D., D.H.L. (1894-1972) was rabbi at Beth Sholom, Elkins Park, PA. He received degrees from City College of New York, Columbia University, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Dropsie College of Hebrew and Cognate Learning. An editor and literary critic, Cohen wrote extensively in periodicals and newspapers, and hosted a Sunday morning radio program, Mr. Everyman Speaks. He was a founder of the Jewish Book Council. David E. S. Stein has served as general editor and revising translator for The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition (2005), revising editor and translator for Pathways Through the Bible (JPS, 2002), project manager for Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary (2001), and managing editor for the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (1999). Carol L. Meyers (consulting editor for Genesis and Exodus) is the Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Religion at Duke University in North Carolina. Adele Berlin (consulting editor for Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy) is the Robert H. Smith Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Maryland in College Park. Ellen Frankel is CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Jewish Publication Society.

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