Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. viii, 266pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on spine in original printed dust jacket. A collection of articles on Jewish studies by leading 20th century scholars, produced for the Research Colloquia of the Philip W. Lown Institute of Advanced Judaic Studies at Brandeis University in its first academic year, 1960-61. Topics cover Bible, early Jewish mysticism and medieval legal and philosophic thought. Very slight marking on boards. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Small ink smudges on endpaper. Otherwise interior is in near to fine condition. Dj spine sunned. Dj in overall good condition. Book is in overall in very good condition. vg. Item #29297
"Psalm 89: A Study in Inner Biblical Exegesis" by Nahum M. Sarna
“How Much Greek in Jewish Palestine?” by Saul Lieberman
“Observations on Hekhalot Rabbati” by Morton Smith
“The Beginnings of Misheh Torah Criticism” by Isadore Twersky
“Spinoza's Dogmas of Universal Faith in Light of their Medieval Jewish Background” by Arthur Hyman
“The Delphic Maxim in Medieval Islam and Judaism” by Alexander Altmann
Alexander Altmann was an Orthodox rabbi and academic scholar, who taught at Brandeis University. He is perhaps best known for his biography of Moses Mendelssohn. Altmann also wrote extensively on medieval Jewish philosophy, most notably Maimonides, but Saadiah Gaon and Isaac Israeli as well.