Lives of Great Religious Books: The Passover Haggadah: A Biography

Editor/Author Ochs, Vanessa L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-69-120152-8
Category: Religion & Theology - Judaism
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Passover Haggadah: A Biography presents the life and times of a treasured book read by generations of Jewish families at the seder table.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Illustrations
    • Introduction: The Life of the Haggadah
    • Chapter 1. How the Haggadah Came to Be: Early Sources in the Bible, Tosefta, Mishnah, Talmud, and Midrash
    • Chapter 2. On Becoming a Book: From the Earliest Haggadot to the Illuminated Haggadot of the Middle Ages
    • Chapter 3. The Printed Haggadah and Its Enduring Conventions: A Text of One's Own
    • Chapter 4. Twentieth-Century Variations: The Haggadah in American Jewish Movements, Israeli Kibbutzim, and American Third Seders
    • Chapter 5. Haggadot of Darkness
    • Chapter 6. The Haggadah of the Moment
    • Acknowledgments
    • Resources
    • Glossary