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Her central argument here seems to be that the Lutherans reject Jewish exegesis and see the Jews as the enemies of Christ, making anti-Judaism constitutive of Lutheran confessional identity.
Chapters Four, Five, and Six are detailed discussions of Jewish exegesis of the biblical passages concerning Moses's Cushite wife and the curse of Ham, including comparisons with Islamic and Christian interpretations.
His second criticism in particular -- the possibility of a mediated access to Jewish exegesis in Spanish or Latin translations -- is relevant for this analysis and can not be summarily discounted.
See especially Elliot Wolf-son, "Beautiful Maiden without Eyes: Peshat and Sod in Zoharic Hermeneutics," in The Midrashic Imagination: Jewish Exegesis, Thought, and History, ed.
Menn's Judah and Tamar in Ancient Jewish Exegesis, a revised University of Chicago Divinity School dissertation, aims to illuminate this dialectic by showing how a single biblical episode, the story of Judah and Tamar, was invested with new significances in three early Jewish interpretations: the Testament of Judah, Targum Neofiti, and Genesis Rabbah.
The conclusion is based on the fallacy that a Christian author whose understanding of Scripture has features in common with Jewish exegesis cannot be considered anti-Judaic.
Why has this image of Eden as a sanctuary all but disappeared from Jewish exegesis in favor of Eden's transformation into a celestial paradise, the eternal abode of the righteous?

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