By Avigdor Bonchek
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From the Preface:"The critical thrust of this publication is to problem the compartmentalization to which we look all too simply resigned, to find no matter if, and to what volume, the tools of recent scholarship can turn into half and parcel of the examine of Torah, conceived as a religious-intellectual lifestyle.
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Studying the Torah: A Guide to in-Depth Interpretation by Avigdor Bonchek