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Elijah and the Rabbis


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Preface Acknowledgments 1. The Study of Rabbinic Narrative: Elijah, Folklore Studies, and Form Criticism 2. Oral-Formulaic Studies and the Culture of the Bavli 3. Elijah in Rabbinic Culture and the Wider Culture of Late Antiquity 4. The Three Generic Groups of Elijah Stories 5. Elijah from Rabbinic Times to the Twenty-First Century Appendix: The Elijah Stories of the Bavli with Translations and Significant Variant Readings Notes Bibliography Index

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Like a craftsman who recognizes that a particular raw material will be best handled by a custom-made tool, Kristen H. Lindbeck considers the strengths and weaknesses of various existing methods to cobble together her own approach to handling the diverse Elijah texts of the Bavli. In doing so, she is able to accomplish more, more satisfactorily, than previous studies. -- Christine Hayes, Yale University

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Kristen H. Lindbeck is an associate professor of Jewish studies at Florida Atlantic University and received her doctorate from the Jewish Theological Seminary.


Rendered in clear, succinct prose, this fine study will be useful to specialists yet accessible to nonspecialists... Recommended.Choice Choice a solid work of literary historical research that enriches our understandings of rabbinic literature, religion, and scholarly culture within the broader context of Hellenistic society. -- Eliezer Segal H-Judaic Elijah and the Rabbis is both an enjoyable read and a refreshing contribution to scholarship. -- Sonya S. Cronin Review of Biblical Literature

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