Is the Book of Psalms Fundamentally a Hasidish or a Misnagdish Book?
Benjamin Sommer / November 12, 2013
An examination of the historical background and literary structure of the Psalms and how we moderns can relate to their spirituality.
Benjamin Sommer is a Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS. He is the author of The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel and A Prophet Reads Scripture: Allusion in Isaiah 40-66. He has a PhD in Bible from the University of Chicago, an MA in Near East and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Benjamin Sommer.