By Ed Greenstein
Yochanan Muffs, Scholar of Bible, Law and Languages, Is Dead
Yochanan Muffs, a scholar of Bible, law and Semitic languages whose books illuminated the legal and social meaning of emotions such as love and joy in the lives of Jews in antiquity, succumbed to Parkinson’s disease on December 6. Muffs, professor emeritus of Bible and Jewish thought at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York,…
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