Chapter

Introduction

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780198267331
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602078 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198267339.003.0006
 Introduction

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This chapter begins with discussion on rabbinic myths and mythmaking, tracing its permutations and preservation throughout the ages. It then provides an overview of the studies in the succeeding chapters (6-9) of this book. The studies focus on two main topics: divine strife with the sea; and divine involvement in the destiny of Israel.

Keywords: rabbinic myth; mythmaking; divine strife with the sea; divine involvement; Israel; scripture

Chapter.  9028 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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