A Taxonomy of the Uses of Scripture in the Talmuds. Chico, 1985: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. The Literature of the Jewish People in the Period of the Second Temple and the Talmud, Volume 3 The Literature of the Sages. Talmud study forms part of the curriculum of Conservative parochial education at many , and an increase in Conservative day-school enrollments has resulted in an increase in Talmud study as part of Conservative Jewish education among a minority of Conservative Jews. It is considered indispensable to students of the Talmud. The work begun by Rav Ashi was completed by Ravina, who is traditionally regarded as the final Amoraic expounder.
Atlanta, 1993: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Israel in the History of Jewish Thought. Unlike Rashi, the Tosafot is not a running commentary, but rather comments on selected matters. Studies in the Ethnography and Literature of Judaism. Chico, 1983: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. Atlanta, 1993: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism.
On the New Year, Rosh Hashanah September 9, 1553 the copies of the Talmud confiscated in compliance with a decree of the were burned at , in Campo dei Fiori auto de fé. Everyone working today owes the same debt to the principals of that literature. Atlanta, 1996: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Atlanta, 1996: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. In a like spirit 19th-century anti-Semitic agitators often urged that a translation be made; and this demand was even brought before legislative bodies, as in. Jewish Book Club selection, 1988.
Atlanta, 1987: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. However, the Tosafists, too, emended the Talmudic text See e. It is written in and and contains the teachings and opinions of thousands of dating from before the through to the fifth century on a variety of subjects, including halakha, , philosophy, customs, history, lore and many other topics. The Generative Premises of Rabbinic Literature. For a discussion of the contrary view, which sees pericopes of the two Talmuds as essentially interchangeable, see the following: Are the Talmuds Interchangeable? Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol.
E-book edition, London, 2001: Taylor and Francis. It pays a massive compliment to its heirs. Bavli and Yerushalmi to Selected Mishnah-Chapters in the Division of Moed. Chico, 1984: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. Atlanta, 1991: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Sanhedrin, Makkot, Shebuot, and Abodah Zarah The Two Talmuds Compared. The Babylonian version also contains the opinions of more generations because of its later date of completion.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1991. For the Talmud, for all its topical variety, covering as it does thirty-seven large topics of law of the sixty-two topics that the Mishnah expounds in its own way, says the same thing about many things. Second printing: Atlanta, 1988: Scholars Press for Brown Judaic Studies. Halakhah and Aggadah in Concert. Academic Studies in Ancient Judaism series.
Frankfurt and New York, 1995: Peter Lang. The arrangement of the Talmud is not systematic, nor does it follow familiar didactic principles. Pilpul practitioners posited that the Talmud could contain no redundancy or contradiction whatsoever. Toward the Natural History of a Religion. But, it is clear, Mishnah-exegesis is not limited to minor problems of word-explanation, since we forthwith compare what our Mishnah says about a given problem with a contrary position on the same problem, D.
Second printing, with a new introduction: Atlanta, 1990: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Faith, Thanksgiving, Enlandisement: Possession and Partnership. The Case of Tractate Arakhin. Religious, Historical, and Literary Studies. A Tractate Berakhot and the Division of Appointed Times in the Talmud of the Land of Israel and the Talmud of Babylonia. Reprint: Eugene, Oregon, 2004: Wipf and Stock. But in the concrete statement of the Talmud they will be puzzled by the chaos of the Talmudic dialectic, its meandering and open-ended character.
Identifying the Free-Standing Building Blocks of Talmudic Discourse. A history of the Hebrew language. Neusner proves that the law of normative Judaism, the Halakhah, viewed whole, with its category-formations read in logical sequence, tells a coherent story. Special issue of Journal of Jewish Studies, 1982. I want to know how the writers deliver their message, the rhetorical foundations of their writing.