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Old Canon Gets New Look


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/old_canon_gets_new_look_20011102

"The Modern Jewish Canon: A Journey Through Language and Culture" by Ruth R. Wisse (The Free Press, $28). The Hebrew Bible is a canon of 24 books, written in the same language, collected by a people living in a single nation, compiled at a time of belief in an all-powerful Authority speaking through that canon.

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