Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 May 2019

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780190937836

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Rashi's Commentary on the Torah

Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic

Eric Lawee

  • First systematic study of the reception of the most important and influential Jewish biblical commentary of all time
  • Uncovers and explores the hitherto unstudied phenomenon of fierce resistance to the Commentary
  • Studies Rashi's Commentary in terms of the hermeneutics of canonicity