homiletic commentaries

  • 1 homiletic commentaries — adages or legends of sages that were made from Biblical stories …

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  • 2 Commentaries on the Bible — • Includes: I. Jewish Commentaries; II. Patristic; III. Medieval; IV. Modern Catholic; and V. Non Catholic Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Commentaries on the Bible     Commentaries on the Bible …

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  • 3 HOMILETIC LITERATURE — The scope of this article extends from the Middle Ages to modern times (for the talmudic period see midrash , aggadah , and preaching ) and deals with the nature of the homily and works in the sphere of homiletic literature. For a discussion of… …

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  • 4 Jewish commentaries on the Bible — This article describes the first printing of the Hebrew Bible with major Jewish commentaries, notes concerning translations into Aramaic and English, lists some universally accepted Jewish commentaries with notes on their method of approach and… …

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  • 5 List of biblical commentaries —  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed (1913). Commentaries on the Bible . Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company …

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  • 6 List of Biblical commentaries — This is an outline of exegesis. Discussed are the salient points of Jewish, patristic, medieval, and modern commentaries, starting with the Jewish writers. The topic starts with the Targums, Mishna, and Talmuds. While these are not regarded as… …

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  • 7 KIMḤI, DAVID — (known as Radak from the acronym of Rabbi David Kimḥi; Maistre Petit; 1160?–1235?), grammarian and exegete of Narbonne, Provence. The son of Joseph Kimḥi and brother and pupil of , David was a teacher in his native town and was active in public… …

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  • 8 Shir ha-Shirim Zutta — (Hebrew: שיר השירים‏ ‏זוטא) is a midrash, or, rather, homiletic commentary, on Canticles; referred to in the various Yalḳuṭim and by the ancient Biblical commentators as Midrash Shir ha Shirim, or Agadat Shir ha Shirim. CharacteristicsThe De… …

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  • 9 Jacob ben Wolf Kranz — of Dubno (Hebrew: יעקב קרנץ‎), the Dubner Maggid (מגיד מדובנא), was a Lithuania (Belarus) born preacher (maggid). (Alternative spelling of family name: Kranc) Contents 1 Famous fables and stories 1.1 First I Shoot the Arrow …

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  • 10 ASHKENAZI, SAMUEL JAFFE BEN ISAAC — (16th century), rabbi in Constantinople. He wrote a number of works, some of which are still in manuscript. Most of them are homiletic commentaries on the major Midrashim: e.g., Yefeh To ar, a homiletic exegesis on Midrash Rabbah (Genesis, Venice …

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  • 11 Isaac Adarbi — (1510? ndash; 1584?) (also Adribi, Hebrew: יצחק בן שמואל אדרבי), was a casuist and preacher of the Shalom Congregation of Salonica during the 16th century. He was the pupil of Joseph Taitazak and the schoolmate of Samuel de Medina. WorksAdarbi… …

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  • 12 RICCHI, RAPHAEL IMMANUEL BEN ABRAHAM ḤAI — (1688–1743), Italian rabbi, kabbalist, and poet. Ricchi was born in Ferrara, but when he was two years old his family moved to Rovigo. When he was six his father died and his mother s brother, Jedidiah Rabbino, undertook to provide for the family …

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  • 13 Ambrose — Infobox Saint name= Saint Ambrose birth date= between AD 337 and 340 death date=4 April AD 397 feast day= December 7Attwater, Donald and Catherine Rachel John. The Penguin Dictionary of Saints . 3rd edition. New York: Penguin Books, 1993. ISBN 0… …

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  • 14 Mashal — For the Pakistani relief organisation see Mashal (organisation). A Mashal is a short parable with a moral lesson or religious allegory, called a nimshal. Mashal is used also to designate other forms in rhetoric, such as the fable and apothegm.… …

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  • 15 yeshiva — /yeuh shee veuh/, n. 1. an Orthodox Jewish school for the religious and secular education of children of elementary school age. 2. an Orthodox Jewish school of higher instruction in Jewish learning, chiefly for students preparing to enter the… …

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  • 16 LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …

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  • 17 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 18 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 19 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 20 Aggadah — Not to be confused with Haggadah of Pesach. Rabbinic Literature Talmudic literature Mishnah • Tosefta Jerusalem Talmud • Babylonian Talmud Minor tractates Halakhic Midrash Mekhilta de Rabbi Yishmael (Exodus) Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon (Exodus)… …

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