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Sabbath Controversy: Ibn Ezra and Rashbam in the Twelfth Century
43rd International Conference on Medieval Studies (2008)
  • Asher Finkel, Seton Hall University
Abstract
This paper examines the mid-twelfth century controversy that arose over the issue of whether the Sabbath begins at evening or in the morning and was presented at the 43rd International Conference on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University on May 8, 2008.
Keywords
  • Shmuel Ben Meir,
  • Sabbath,
  • Ibn Ezra,
  • Rashbam,
  • Twelfth Century,
  • Rashi,
  • Solomon ben Isaac,
  • morning,
  • evening,
  • peshat,
  • Abraham ibn Ezra,
  • Talmud,
  • Babylonian Talmud,
  • Berakhot,
  • Miqraot Gedoloth,
  • Rabbinic Pentateuch,
  • Tosaphists,
  • Christianity,
  • Maimonides,
  • Mishnah,
  • Avodah Zarah,
  • Acts 15,
  • Noahide laws,
  • Ex 16,
  • Exodus,
  • Exodus 20,
  • Ex 20,
  • Gen 8,
  • Genesis 8,
  • Deluge,
  • 30 days,
  • month,
  • lunation,
  • Dt 9,
  • Deuteronomy 6,
  • Lev 16,
  • Leviticus 16,
  • Ex 34,
  • Exodus 34,
  • Elul,
  • Ani Ledodi Vedodi Li,
  • Luna,
  • Canticle 6,
  • Cant 6,
  • Hodesh,
  • proselytization,
  • Romans 9,
  • Rom 9,
  • Galatians 4,
  • Gal 4,
  • Abba,
  • uios,
  • Avinu shbashamayim,
  • Mt 6,
  • Matthew 6,
  • Didache,
  • Messiah
Publication Date
May 8, 2008
Citation Information
Asher Finkel, "Sabbath Controversy: Ibn Ezra and Rashbam in the Twelfth Century." Paper presented at the 43rd International Conference on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8, 2008. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/asher_finkel/27.