The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

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by Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert
     
 

An international team of scholars help the reader confront the enormous and complex rabbinic corpus.See more details below

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An international team of scholars help the reader confront the enormous and complex rabbinic corpus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521843904
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/04/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I: 1. Rabbinic authorship as a collective enterprise Martin S. Jaffee; 2. The orality of Rabbinic writing Elizabeth Shanks Alexander; 3. Social and institutional settings of Rabbinic literature Jeffrey L. Rubenstein; 4. The political geography of Rabbinic texts Seth Schwartz; Part II: 5. Rabbinic Midrash and ancient Jewish biblical interpretation Steven D. Fraade; 6. The Judaean legal tradition and the Halakhah of the Mishnah Shaye J. D. Cohen; 7. Roman law and Rabbinic legal composition Catherine Hezser; 8. Middle Persian culture and Babylonian sages: accommodation and resistance in the shaping of Rabbinic legal tradition Yaakov Elman; 9. Jewish visionary tradition in Rabbinic literature Michael D. Swartz; 10. The almost invisible presence of the other: multi-lingual puns in Rabbinic literature Galit Hasan-Rokem; Park III: 11. The 'other' in Rabbinic literature Christine Hayes; 12. Regulating the human body: Rabbinic legal discourse and the making of Jewish gender Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert; 13. Rabbinic historiography and representations of the past Isaiah Gafni; 14. Rabbinic ethical formational and the formation of Rabbinic ethical compilations Jonathan Wyn Schofer; 15. Hellenism in Jewish Babylonia Daniel Boyarin.

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