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By Lawrence Hoffman

Lawrence A. Hoffman’s inquiry into the explanations for the canonization of the Jewish variety synagogue carrier among the 8th and 11th centuries provides a singular reinterpretation of the to be had facts that might have repercussions for reviews of Jewish and Christian liturgy. /// the writer means that Babylonian Jewish specialists tried to mend Jewish liturgy throughout the top of the geonic interval (c. 750-1025 A. D.) in accordance with altering social and fiscal stipulations, and that this era, commonly regarded as a complete, could be divided as a substitute into 3 certain eras. as the altering perspective towards liturgical canonization in this interval displays the Jewish community’s self-perception and its view of alternative teams with whom it dealt, Professor Hoffman’s findings solid clean mild on such very important issues because the Karaite schism and the of the medieval Palestinian group. additionally, the various historic liturgical choices mentioned offer crucial heritage for reports of either Jewish and Christian liturgies of antiquity. /// to reinforce usefulness of the ebook for nonexperts, this quantity includes a thesaurus of liturgical phrases and rubrics, introductory surveys of the background of the prayers mentioned, and entire biography and notes for additional reading.

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