Israels Bekenntniss, Dr. David Leimdörfer, Hamburg 1888 (47929)

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Lot Number: 47929
Title (English): Israels Bekenntniss
Title (Hebrew): שמע ישראל
Note: Only Edition
Author: Dr. David Leimdörfer
City: Hamburg
Publisher: L. Voss
Publication Date: 1888
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description:

Only edition. 87, [1] pp., quarto, 250:190 mm., light age staining, wide margins, gild edges, each page in frame. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

     

Detailed Description:  

This is the text of a sermon delivered at the Israelitischen Temple in Hamburgin the winter of 5648/1888

Dr. David Leimdörfer (1851–1922), Hungarian-born Reform rabbi and scholar. After serving as rabbi at Nordhausen, Germany, from 1875 to 1883, he became preacher at the Hamburg Reform temple; he was a brilliant orator. Leimdörfer took a moderate line in the Reform movement.

His works include three studies of Psalms, Psalterklaenge, Homiletische Einleitung in die Psalmen (1894), Psalter-Ego in den lch-Psalmen (1898), and Die Himmel ruehmen (1906); two studies of Ecclesiastes, Der "Prediger Salomonis" in historischer Beleuchtung (1892) and Loesung des Kohelethraetsels durch den Philosophen Barukh ibn Barukh (1900); a study of Esther, Zur Kritik des Buches Esther (1899); and shorter works, including Messias-Apokalypse (1895), Altbiblische Priestersegen (1900), and Talmudische Ethik des Alphabets (1912). He edited the centenary volume of the Hamburg Reform temple Festschrift zum hundertjaehrigen Bestehen des Israelitischen Tempels in Hamburg (1918); many of his sermons were published, and he wrote textbooks for Jewish schools.

Title: Israels Bekenntniss = שמע ישראל in Vorträgen gehalten im Winter 5648/1888 im israelitischen Tempel zu Hamburg / von David Leimdörfer.

 

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Reference:

EJ; Merhav