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The idea of history in rabbinic Judaism

The idea of history in rabbinic Judaism by J. Neusner
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Using Rabbinic Judaism as a case study, Neusner (religion and theology, Bard College) explains how Judaism and Christianity ordinarily read Scripture before the advent of historicism about two centuries ago that is, for most of their history. The difference between historical and what he calls paradigmatic thinking, he says, is how time is marked a
BRILL; January 2004
360 pages; ISBN 9789047402787
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Title: The idea of history in rabbinic Judaism
Author: J. Neusner