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A New Perspective on Rashi of Troyes in Light of Bruno the Carthusian: Exploring Jewish and Christian Bible interpretation in eleventh-century Northern France. (Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 1970- Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols Publishers, 2017)Departing from the norm in eleventh-century Ashkenazic learning, Rashi advanced peshat (plain sense) interpretation as a yardstick to evaluate midrashic readings of scripture. While he drew upon Jewish sources such as the ...