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Politics and theology in Talmudic Babylonia.

Jacob Neusner

Politics and theology in Talmudic Babylonia.

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Syracuse University in [Syracuse] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Babylonia
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Iraq -- Babylonia -- Politics and government.,
    • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesB. G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.B2 N45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5752206M
      LC Control Number71020355

      Steinsaltz, an educator who established a network of schools in Israel and the former Soviet Union, wrote more than 60 books on subjects ranging from zoology to theology. But the Talmud, the central text in mainstream Judaism, was his greatest passion.   The Talmud: A Biography Barry Scott Wimpfheimer Princeton University Press, $, pp. In the current political climate, the task of introducing the body of Islamic law called shariah in a fair-handed way is not only difficult but perilous, for the very term serves fanatics on all sides of highly charged controversies relating to Islam.

      Discover Talmud in Babylonia; Hagigah: An Academic Commentary by Jacob Neusner and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble. Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more! Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. This was alone one of the causes why the Talmud of Palestine spread less widely than its younger brother of Babylonia. The lot of the Talmud in Babylonia was better, since from the time of the death of Rabbi () till Mar b. R. Rah Ashi, one of the last of the Amoraim (), it .

      This anthology sets forth, in three volumes, a selection of Talmudic discussions of problems of enduring social importance. Utilizing the categories that uniformly serve in the description, analysis, and interpretation of a religion that sets forth a theory of the social order, in this case, a Judaism, we ask about how the Talmud of Babylonia discusses topics concerning Torah, God, and Israel. Talmud and Midrash - Talmud and Midrash - Codes: The Talmud’s dialectic style and organization are not those of a code of laws. Accordingly, codification efforts began shortly after the Talmud’s completion. The first known attempt was Halakhot pesuqot (“Decided Laws”), ascribed to Yehudai Gaon (8th century). Halakhot gedolot (“Great Laws”), by Simeon Kiyyara, followed years later.


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