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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

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.


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