Friday, October 20, 2006

Guide to Torah Fleshes Out Flat Characters in Stories

Robert Avrech on R. Yitzchak Etshalom's book Between the Lines of the Bible (link):

Besotted with Torah.

That's the phrase that springs to mind when reading Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom's "Between the Lines of the Bible: A Study From the New School of Orthodox Torah Commentary." The title is somewhat academic, and I have to admit that it does not make the book sound user-friendly. But make no mistake, this lovely and lively volume is a valuable addition to traditional Torah study and to the layman's library...
Continued here.

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