xt) Hoffmann, David [Rabbi]

Published by Berlin, Druck Von H. Itzkowski, 1904
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Later Cloth. Heft 1 only. 8vo. 151 pages, IV. 25 cm. In German. Title translates in English as, "Major Instances Against the Graf-Wellhausensche Hypothesis. " "David Zvi Hoffmann (1843 – 1921) was an Orthodox Rabbi and Torah Scholar. Born in Verbó in 1843, he attended various Yeshivas in his native town before he entered the college at Pressburg, from which he graduated in 1865 His rabbinical training was at the hands of Moshe Schick and Azriel Hildesheimer. Shortly after obtaining his degree, he became employed as a teacher in Samson Raphael Hirsch's Realschule school in Frankfurt am Main, and in 1873 moved to Berlin to join the faculty of the Rabbinical Seminary of Berlin where he eventually became rector in 1899 after the death of Azriel Hildesheimer Hoffman was the leading authority on traditional halakha (Jewish law) in Germany in his lifetime He was also known for his efforts to disprove the Documentary Hypothesis, as expressed by the Graf-Wellhausen theory, with his arguments presented in the work Die wichtigsten Instanzen gegen die Graf-Wellhausensche Hypothese " (Wikipedia, 2016) SUBJECT(S) : Bible. Pentateuch— Criticism. Very good condition. (Ger 50-7). Bookseller Inventory # 36737

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Publisher: Berlin, Druck Von H. Itzkowski

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardback

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