Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

by Maurice Harris
     
 

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Chapters cover: Talmud, Midrashim, Kabbala, Rabinical Ana, Proverbial Saying and Traditions, and Fasts and Festivals. The Introduction begins: "AMONG the absurd notions as to what the Talmud was, given credence in the Middle Ages, one was that it was a man! The medieval priest or peasant was perhaps wiser than he knew. Almost, might we say, the Talmud was Man, for it… See more details below

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Chapters cover: Talmud, Midrashim, Kabbala, Rabinical Ana, Proverbial Saying and Traditions, and Fasts and Festivals. The Introduction begins: "AMONG the absurd notions as to what the Talmud was, given credence in the Middle Ages, one was that it was a man! The medieval priest or peasant was perhaps wiser than he knew. Almost, might we say, the Talmud was Man, for it is a record of the doings, the beliefs, the usages, the hopes, the sufferings, the patience, the humor, the mentality, and the morality of the Jewish people for half a millennium."

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ISBN-13:
9781455404452
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/01/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
829,576
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1 MB

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