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Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture

edited by Louis H. Feldman, James L. Kugel, and Lawrence H. Schiffman

Jewish Publication Society, 3,302 pp. (three-volume set), $300

 

Te first Mishnah in Pirkei Avot famously tells its readers that:

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About the Author

Hindy Najman is the Oriel and Laing Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford. She is the author, most recently, of Losing the Temple and Recovering the Future: An Analysis of 4 Ezra (Cambridge University Press). She is currently completing Reading Practices and the Vitality of Scripture (Oxford University Press).

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