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Letting God in: The spiritual development of modern Orthodox high school girls
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2007)
While there are a plethora of factors that contribute to the spiritual/religious development of individuals during their high school years, the Study sought to investigate what modern Orthodox students found to be ...
The ancient Hebrew semantic field of cutting tools: A philological, archaeological, and semantic study
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2009)
This is a study of the ancient Hebrew words which refer to cutting tools. This lexical field is here divided into sub-fields based on the uses of the implements to which the words refer, and the first few chapters offer ...
Radak on Chronicles: Critical edition, translation and supercommentary
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2003)
A systematic study of text-witnesses of Radak's commentary to Chronicles confirms the consensus that it is an early work, and reveals that Radak composed an even more rudimentary version than the one in our printed editions. ...
"Dashtana -- 'ki derekh nashim li'": A study of the Babylonian rabbinic laws of menstruation in relation to corresponding Zoroastrian texts
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2008)
For over half a century, academic scholarship of the Babylonian Talmud (Bavli) has focused primarily on the dynamics of this work's internal textual (lower and higher criticism) and hermeneutical phenomena. This dissertation ...
The pragmatics of word order in biblical Hebrew: A statistical analysis
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
The majority of clauses in Biblical Hebrew prose have verb-first word order. Although the dominant order is verb-first, some clauses are inverted, with a fronted subject, object, or adverbial phrase. It is not clear why ...
Gersonides' ethics: The to'alot be-middot in Ralbag's biblical commentaries
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2006)
Ralbag's biblical commentaries contain lists of to'alot (useful lessons) derived from each section of the text. His lists of lessons concerning middot (ethics) are noteworthy for the scope of assertive activities subsumed ...