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Tamara Cohn Eskenazi has a different position in modern biblical scholarship. one of the first to carry a spotlight of scholarly consciousness to the interval of historical Israel's creativity after the Exile, she has additionally been a pacesetter in foregrounding the Jewish culture in the interpretative discourse of biblical students. And as a lady pupil, she has complicated the examine of concerns within the Hebrew Bible that impinge at the matters of ladies historical and sleek. Tamara Eskenazi was once offered the 2008 nationwide Jewish ebook Award for her quantity The Torah: A Women's remark and the 2011 nationwide Jewish publication Award in Women's experiences for her statement on Ruth within the Jewish booklet Society Bible statement sequence. The 26 articles provided to Tamara Eskenazi by way of her pals during this quantity signify the diversity of her pursuits in all issues biblical and Jewish. From Genesis to the hot testomony to trendy Hebrew fiction, from technical reviews at the prophets or Qumran to penetrating insights on her loved thinker Levinas, this quantity superbly represents the variety and intensity of Jewish tradition. The participants are Rachel Adler, Annette Aronowicz, Judith R. Baskin, Athalya Brenner, Mark G. Brett, Catherine Chalier, David J.A. Clines, William Cutter, Pamela Eisenbaum, David Ellenson, Lisbeth S. Fried, Frederick E. Greenspahn,  Sara Japhet, Gary N. Knoppers, Francis Landy, Adriane Leveen, Heather A. McKay, David L. Petersen, Jack M. Sasson, Jesper Svartvik, Marvin A. Sweeney, Phyllis Trible, Gene M. Tucker, Andrea L. Weiss, H.G.M. Williamson and Jacob L. Wright.

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Since then, lying has tasted very sweet to me, And since then I’ve always gone to another synagogue. 38 In this poem, the narrator tells his observant father that he is now going to another synagogue after he very clearly has stopped attending any service at all. Yet, if the lie tastes sweet in his mouth, it might be because he has found another source of transcendence, the very earthly love depicted in the couples blowing themselves up like balloons on Sabbath eves. This is a transcendence of rather humble proportions—low to the ground and evanescent—but off the ground nonetheless.

This is a summary of the last section of Levinas’s essay ‘La métaphore’, in Parole et silence, pp. 339-44. But there are also various fragmentary notes on the subject in Carnets de captivité. See, for example, pp. 350-51. Levinas, Carnets de captivité, p. 346. 14 Making a Difference metaphor of metaphors, which conveys the necessary “transport” to establish meanings “absolutely”. Ethical meaningfulness accomplishes the intent of metaphor. ’32 ‘God’ becomes the word for what is outside language and outside culture, always meaning absolutely.

241; Parole et silence, p. 335. Levinas, Carnets de captivité, p. 230. Levinas, Carnets de captivité, p. 295. Levinas, Parole et silence, p. 325. Aronowicz The Sweet Lie of Metaphor 11 Standing on the Tip of One’s Toe In the second metaphor describing metaphor, that of standing on tippy toes, Levinas concentrates not on a hidden world of meanings, but on the very etymology of the word. Metaphor means crossing over, transferring, going beyond. Beyond what, one might ask? Levinas answers: beyond the world of our experience.

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