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Hebrew humour and other essays

J. Chotzner

Hebrew humour and other essays

by J. Chotzner

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Published by Luzac and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hebrew wit and humor -- History and criticism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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    Includes index.

    Statementby J. Chotzner.
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    Open LibraryOL17246854M

    Focus On Humor New Testament. Written by leading scholars, the Focus On essays are designed to stimulate thought and to explore in depth topics of interest in the field of Biblical studies. New essays on specific themes, with links to related content within the site for .   Packed with illuminating ideas and a good many excellent jokes, the book critically examines various well-known theories of humour, including the idea that it springs from incongruity and the view that it reflects a mildly sadistic form of superiority to others. Drawing on a wide range of literary and philosophical sources, Terry Eagleton moves.

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Hebrew humour and other essays by J. Chotzner Download PDF EPUB FB2

The text of this book has English as its main language, but includes numerous instances in Hebrew, Latin, German, French, and Greek, along with footnotes and an index.

Reverend Joseph Chotzner was the first rabbi of the Jewish community in Belfast, Ireland. The book comprises a set of essays [that] deal somewhat extensively with the humour and satire that is not infrequently to be found.

OCLC Number: Description: 4 preliminary leaves, pages 22 cm: Contents: Humour of the Bible. --The Bible and the ancient classicsArt among the ancient HebrewsThe life of the Hebrew women of oldCuriosities of certain proper names in the BibleSketch of the TalmudThe humour of some mediaeval and modern Hebrew writersYedaya Bedaresi, a fourteenth-century Hebrew poet.

Hebrew Humour and Other Essays (Classic Reprint) [J. Chotzner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Hebrew Humour and Other Essays The present volume contains a collection of essays. Hebrew Humor and Other Essays Contents: Humour of the Bible -- The Bible and the ancient classics -- Art among the ancient Hebrews -- The life of the Hebrew women of old -- Curiosities of Hebrew humour and other essays book proper names in the Bible -- Sketch of the Talmud -- The humour of some mediaeval and modern Hebrew writers -- Yedaya Bedaresi, a fourteenth-century.

Hebrew Humor and Other Essays by Joseph Chotzner. Author Joseph Chotzner. Title Hebrew Humor and Other Essays. Hebrew Humour and Other Essays by J. Chotzner (English) Paperback Book Free Ship. Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.

See the seller’s listing for full Rating: % positive. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Chotzner, J. (Joseph), Hebrew humour and other essays. London, Luzac & Co., (DLC) In comparison with other literary aspects of the Old Testament, humour has suffered much scholarly neglect.

The present collection of essays (by the editors and ten other authors) argues that humour is plentiful in biblical literature and that many passages, indeed even whole books, can be properly understood only when the humorous intention of the author is acknowledged.

English Essay; 22/04/14; The Hebrew Bible rightly deserves to be termed the Book of Books in the world of letters: it is distinguished from other literary productions by the richness of its sentences, its charm of style and diction, its pathos, and also by the flashes of genuine humour, which here.

Hebrew Humour J. Chotzner Download Read Online Share. Twitter Facebook Other. English Essay; 31/10/14; THE Hebrew Bible rightly deserves to be termed the Book of Books in the world of letters: it is distinguished from other literary productions by the richness of its sentences, its charm of style and diction, its pathos, and also by the flashes.

-- The humour of some mediaeval and modern Hebrew writers. -- Yedaya Bedaresi, a fourteenth-century Hebrew poet and philosopher. -- Immanuel di Roma, a thirteenth-century Hebrew humorist, and a friend of Dante.

-- Kalonymos ben Kalonymos, a thirteenth-century satirist. -- Abraham ibn Chasdai, and his book "The Prince and the Dervish".Author: J.#N# (Joseph) Chotzner. A mesmerizing book is The Story of Hebrew, and a most worthwhile read." —Ben Rothke, The Times of Israel "In this incandescent narrative of an ever-renewing tongue, masterful linguist Lewis Glinert traces how Hebrew, however severely displaced from its native ground, has continued through centuries of tribulation to nurture its heritage.

In comparison with other literary aspects of the Old Testament, humour has suffered much scholarly neglect. The present collection of essays (by the editors and ten other authors) argues that humour is plentiful in biblical literature and that many passages, indeed even whole books, can be properly understood only when the humorous intention of the author is acknowledged.

This collection is a. Hebrew yarns, jokes and stories. (New York: Wehman, c), by Wehman Bros (page images at HathiTrust) Die unsterbliche Kiste: die besten Witze der Weltliteratur / (Berlin: Blätter, ), by Alexander Moszkowski (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

The Story of Hebrew (Library of Jewish Ideas) - Kindle edition by Glinert, Lewis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Story of Hebrew (Library of Jewish Ideas)/5(21).

A Hebrew and English dictionary, containing all the Hebrew and Chaldee words used in the Old Testament arranged under one alphabet ().pdf A Hebrew grammar for beginners ().pdf A Hebrew primer; adapted to the Merchant Taylors' Hebrew Grammar ().pdf A history of the religion of Judaism to B.C ().pdf.

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Chotzner has written: 'Hebrew humour and other essays' -- subject(s): Addresses, essays, lectures, History and criticism, Hebrew wit and humor Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights What has.

Focus On Humor in the Old Testament. Written by leading scholars, the Focus On essays are designed to stimulate thought and to explore in depth topics of interest in the field of Biblical studies. New essays on specific themes, with links to related content within the site for further reading, are published throughout the year.

While this Hebrew name is not the etymology of Essaioi/Esseni, the Aramaic equivalent Hesi'im known from Eastern Aramaic texts has been suggested. Others suggest that Essene is a transliteration of the Hebrew word ḥiṣonim (ḥiṣon "outside"), which the Mishnah (e.g. Megillah [27]) uses to describe various sectarian groups.

Biography. Chotzner was born at Cracow, Austria, and educated at the Breslau rabbinical seminary and the University of Breslau. After his ordination Chotzner became the first rabbi of the congregation at Belfast, Ireland, officiating from to ; and he.

Biblical Hebrew in Transition: Language of the Book of Ezekiel (Journal for the study of the Old Testament) by Mark F. Rooker 90 Ideology of Ritual Space Time and Status in the Priestly Theology (JSOT supplement) (Library Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) by Frank H.

Gorman.Text, translation, theology - the three nouns in the title indicate the main fields of Old Testament study which are covered in this collection of essays. Text refers both to the history of biblical texts and to problems of textual criticism. Translation of the Hebrew Bible. This volume explores a number of instances of unexpected but influential readings of the Bible in popular culture, literature, film, music and politics.

The argument in all of them is that the effects of the Bible continues to have an effect on contemporary culture in ways that may surprise and sometimes dismay both religious and secular groups. That the Bible was at one time chained in.