Stories of the Babylonian Talmud
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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aggada -- History and criticism,
  • Narration in rabbinical literature,
  • Talmud -- Criticism, Textual,
  • Rabbinical literature -- Translations into English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJeffrey L. Rubenstein.
GenreTranslations into English
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM516.5 .R82 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668535M
ISBN 100801894492
ISBN 109780801894497
LC Control Number2009033016
OCLC/WorldCa430678989

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Jeffrey L. Rubenstein is the Skirball Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Literature at New York University. He is the author of Talmudic Stories: Narrative Art, Composition, and Culture and The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud, both also published by Johns : Jeffrey L. Rubenstein. Others elucidate the worldview of the Stammaim, including their perspectives on astrology, theodicy, and revelation. The third installment of Rubenstein’s trilogy of works on the subject, Stories of the Babylonian Talmud is essential reading for all students of the Talmud and rabbinic by: Jeffrey L. Rubenstein is the Skirball Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Literature at New York University. He is the author of Talmudic Stories: Narrative Art, Composition, and Culture and The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud, both also published by Johns Hopkins. Focusing on six famous stories of the Babylonian Talmud and discussing many others in relation to these, Rubenstein's analysis illuminates the ways in which the rabbis used narratives to grapple with fundamental tensions of their culture. The book also features an appendix including the original Hebrew/Aramaic texts for the reader's reference.

  Jeffrey L. Rubenstein is the Skirball Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Literature at New York University. He is the author of Talmudic Stories: Narrative Art, Composition, and Culture and 4/5(2). Book History of the Talmud This is the introduction to Rodkinsons' Talmud translation. A history of the Talmud, starting with its five hundred years of composition from the first to fifth centuries C.E., and its bitter persecution from antiquity, through the Reformation up to the 19th Century.   The Babylonian Talmud is the culmination of the oral teachings of the scribes and pharisees that Christ so adamantly rebuked.  It is a long collection of books that weren’t put into written form until around the 6th century A.D. It is composed of the Mishnah and Gemara, the rambling of rabbis over the ages. The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud explores the cultural world of these Babylonian rabbis and their students through the prism of the stories they included in the Bavli, showing how their.

80 Stories of the Babylonian Talmud may be trusted to declare that unnatural blemishes came about accidentally, but priestly shepherds cannot be trusted, as they are suspected of causing the blemishes intentionally because they stand to benefi t. R. Tsadoq asks whether the sages distinguish between a priest who is a haver, a member ofCited by: The Babylonian Talmud Known simply as the Talmud, the Babylonian Talmud covers almost all of the orders of Moed, Nashim, Nezikin and Kodashim. Zeraim and Taharos are represented by only one tractate each, Berachos and Niddah : Yosef Eisen. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. STORIES OF BABYLONIAN TALMUD By Jeffrey L. Rubenstein - Hardcover. The Babylonian Talmud Translated by MICHAEL L. RODKINSON Volumes This work is in the Public Domain. Copy Freely Table of Contents This book has been downloaded from The Babylonian Talmud Translated by MICHAEL L. RODKINSON Volumes Table of Contents Volume 1 Volume 6.