From forbidden fruit to milk and honey : a commentary on food in the Torah

Level B QI221.8 /527323 Available
Full title: From forbidden fruit to milk and honey : a commentary on food in the Torah / Diana Lipton.
Other authors: Lipton, Diana, (Editor)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Physical Description: 302 pages 24cm
Summary: "Food retains a place at the heart of Jewish life and culture, which is based around the Torah. In From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey, Diana Lipton combines these two central aspects of Judaism. Based on the Leket Israel Food & Torah project, From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey includes short essays by 52 internationally acclaimed scholars and Jewish educators. Lipton then provides an even more in-depth commentary and analyzes references to the production, the preparation, and the eating of food found in the Bible. Examining the significance of food in biblical stories, including hospitality, social justice, deception, nurture, love, and life and death, From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey provides unique biblical commentary on food"--