Dov Weiss. Pious Irreverence: Confronting God in Rabbinic Judaism. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. xii + 291 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4835-7.In what sense is confrontation with God "protest" in the Hebrew Bible and the Rabbinic literature? And to what degree does this protest "humanize" God? Tabory's review is positive.
Reviewed by Joseph Tabory (Bar-Ilan University)
Published on H-Judaic (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Review of Weiss, Pious Irreverence
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