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Bewilderments

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

Bewilderments

reflections on the book of numbers

by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Bible

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAvivah Gottlieb Zornberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1265.52 .Z67 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 359 pages
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27174958M
    ISBN 100805243046
    ISBN 109780805243048
    LC Control Number2014011802
    OCLC/WorldCa875675076

    The book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites a brief journey from Mount Sinai to the Holy Land becomes a forty-year death march. Both before and after the devastating report of the Spies, the narrative centers on the people’s desire to return to Egypt, to undo the miraculous work of the Exodus. From coincidences that seem to violate the laws of time and space, to the perplexities of the rubber rope, to the centuries-old delights of tangram play, the puzzles, problems, and paradoxes presented in Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments reveal just how enlightening and entertaining mathematical recreations can be.

    Now in paperback, a masterly analysis of the book of Numbers, the newest volume in the award-winning series of commentaries on the Hebrew Bible by "a celebrated biblical scholar, keen on on weaving together traditional Jewish exegesis, psychoanalysis, and postmodern criticism" (The New York Times Book Review) Through the magnificent literary, scholarly, and psychological analysis of the text. Bewilderment definition is - the quality or state of being lost, perplexed, or confused: the quality or state of being bewildered. How to use bewilderment in a sentence.

    There are not many great commentaries on the Book of Numbers By Anglican Bishop Joel Marcus Johnson on March 2, There are not many great commentaries on the Book of Numbers, but now comes Avivah Gottleib Zornberg’s “Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers” (Schocken ), hot off the press. I have long been an admirer of. The other book: bewilderments of fiction. [Jordan Stump] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.


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The Book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites a brief journey from Mount Sinai to the Holy Land becomes a. This talk about Moses forms the capstone of Zornberg’s newest book entitled Bewilderments, which ostensibly focuses on Sefer Bamidbar, the Book of Numbers, but in truth extends many of the other themes she has discussed in previous volumes, particularly her Exodus anthology, The Particulars of Rapture (New York, ).

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg (born March ) is a Scottish contemporary Torah scholar and author. She was born in London, England, grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, and moved to Israel inwhere she currently resides in Jerusalem. Zornberg's father was Rabbi Dr. Wolf Gottlieb, Rabbi at Queen's Park Synagogue, Glasgow and head of Glasgow's rabbinical court (av beit din).Authority control: BNF: cbf (data), ISNI:.

The book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites a brief journey from Mount Sinai to the Holy Land becomes a forty-year death march.

Both before and after the devastating report of the Spies, the narrative centers on the people’s desire to return to Egypt, to undo the miraculous work of the : Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg. In this slim volume, acclaimed scholar and lecturer Zornberg (Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers) offers another richly textured and nuanced biblical study.

Early on she sets an academic tone, writing of Moses that “he exists in a metonymic relation to the relation to the people who are, at first, both his and not his. An exploration of the book of Numbers, the penultimate of the Hebrew Bible, a strange and edifying story of the passing of an entire generation while the Israelites wandered toward the Promised Land.

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