1/10/08

JTA: Cholent by Kugel is Top Banana

'How to Read the Bible' wins top honor

JTA- A controversial examination of biblical scholarship and literalism was named the Jewish Book of the Year.

"How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now," by James Kugel, an emeritus professor of Hebrew literature at Harvard University, earned the Everett Family Foundation honors when the Jewish Book Council announced its 2007 National Jewish Book Award winners Wednesday.
We previously have commented on this book in this blog...

NY Times Book Review: Church and State, Capitalism is Good, and How to Read the Bible

Kugel Publishes a Cholent

1 comment:

shueyr said...

Dr. Z-
I was wondering whether you could tell us a little bit about R. Meir Kahane's visit to the U. of Minnesota.

What was your memory of the time?