Book Review: Interpreting Torah

By Mara Benjamin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), December 2008

Benjamin reviews three books that offer a political, critical, and deeply personal engagement with Torah - For the Love of God by Alicia Suskin Ostriker , Torah Queeries edited by Shneer, Lesser and Drinkwater, and Whose Torah? By Rebecca Alpert. Benjamin warns against the perils of prooftexts, while these three books offer readers models to enjoy a discourse with and about the Bible that goes beyond prooftexts.

Topic: Culture, Spirituality, Jewish Text, Literature Review

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 39/655

Page Number(s): 16-17

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Benjamin, Mara. Book Review: Interpreting Torah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). December 2008: 16-17. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6219


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