Judaism, Mathematics, and the Hebrew Calendar

by Hyman Gabai

Book, 2002

Barcode

123458051

Call number

150 GAB

Publication

Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, c2002.

Description

The author explores several connections between mathematics and the history and tradition of Judaism, including the use of gematria to discover deeper meanings of words and phrases in the Torah. this book analysis the mathematical structure and properties of the Hebrew calendar, including probabilities assoiated with the calendar and computation of correspondences between Hebrew and civil dates. Intended for the scholar and layperson alike, this volume will appeal to reders with an interest in Judaism and/or mathematics.

ISBN

0765761440 / 9780765761446
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