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by Jacob Neusner


A single book explains how this came about-the Talmud.

A single book explains how this came about-the Talmud. By re-framing the Torah through sustained argument and analysis, the Talmud encourages the reader to actively apply reason and practice logic.

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The Talmud is Professor Jacob Neusner’s attempt to introduce his literary-historical theories to frame the . As has so often been said, if one wants to know What is Talmud and what does it say one must study it, not about it.

The Talmud is Professor Jacob Neusner’s attempt to introduce his literary-historical theories to frame the goals, objectives, and significance of the Talmud. If the reader is familiar with the scholarly writings of Chanokh Albeck, . Strack, and many other scholars who have toiled to explicate the Talmud and find patterns and classifications within various frameworks, one can readily appreciate Neusner’s theories and either agree or disagree with them. If one is not a scholar, then Neusner’s presentation may be difficult to follow.

A single book explains how this came about-the Talmud Renowned scholar Jacob Neusner introduces readers t. . ISBN13:9780742546714.

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Jacob Neusner (July 28, 1932 – October 8, 2016) was an American academic scholar of Judaism. Neusner was born in Hartford, Connecticut to Reform Jewish parents. He graduated from William H. Hall High School in West Hartford. He then attended Harvard University, where he met Harry Austryn Wolfson and first encountered Jewish religious texts.

The Talmud: What It Is and What It Says

The Talmud: What It Is and What It Says. August 28, 2006, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Paperback in English.

The Talmud: what it is and what it says:Jacob Neusner. The Pharisees and the Teacher of Nazareth 87 Asher Finkel - 1974 "The Nasi of the second Duumvirate, Joshua ben Perahiah, was also a priest 2). He ruled 3) that wheat imported from Alexandria is susceptible to contamination. He referred to the rule in Lev. 11. 38". ^ The Halakhah: its sources and development 1996 "THE GEZEROT OF R. JOSHUA BEN PERAHIAH Not all the laws which originated in gezerot were transmitted in formulations.

Professor Neusner, a leading historian of Jewish rabbinical texts, published over 900 books devoted to comparative religion, history and legal theory. Jacob Neusner in his library with a Babylonian Talmud in 2005. He wrote over 900 books. Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times.

Wherever Jews have settled and whatever languages they spoke, they created a community with a single set of common values. One law, one theology defined the community throughout their many migrations. A single book explains how this came about--the Talmud. By re-framing the Torah through sustained argument and analysis, the Talmud encourages the reader to actively apply reason and practice logic. Renowned scholar Jacob Neusner introduces readers to the Talmud, defining it, explaining its historical context, and illustrating why it remains relevant today. Neusner's The Talmud: What It Is and What It Says invites readers to engage with the text, and emphasizes that the Talmud will continue to be an important cultural guidebook for Jewish life through the next millennium.

The Talmud: What It Is and What It Says epub download

ISBN13: 978-0742546707

ISBN: 0742546705

Author: Jacob Neusner

Category: Spirituality and spirituality

Subcategory: Judaism

Language: English

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 24, 2006)

Pages: 166 pages

ePUB size: 1278 kb

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