Words on Words

By Joel Hoffman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2002

In this column, part of a series entitled "Words on Words," the author analyzes the historical origins and subsequent permutations of the Hebrew davar, meaning "word." He concludes that davar is reminiscent of a buzzing bee, means a word and a thing, a condemnation and a consolation, a mystery and a path to God.

Topic: Language, Hebrew, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 32/586

Page Number(s): 16

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Hoffman, Joel. Words on Words. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2002: 16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6346


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