Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

by Maurice H. Harris
     
 

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Among the absurd notions as to what the Talmud was, given credence in the Middle Ages, one was that it was a man! The mediaeval 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

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Among the absurd notions as to what the Talmud was, given credence in the Middle Ages, one was that it was a man! The mediaeval 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:
9781495267192
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/20/2014
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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