The Rabbis, the Law, and the Prophets

The Rabbis, the Law, and the Prophets

by Jacob Neusner
     
 

ISBN-10: 076183897X

ISBN-13: 9780761838975

Pub. Date: 10/22/2007

Publisher: University Press of America

Here is an answer to the question, what do we learn about the Rabbinic system from its encounter with the Prophetic books? This book analyzes the way in which Rabbinic Judaism in its formative canon received and made its own an important segment of the Israelite Scripture, the Halakhic or legal heritage of Prophecy. The author characterizes the traits of Rabbinic

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Here is an answer to the question, what do we learn about the Rabbinic system from its encounter with the Prophetic books? This book analyzes the way in which Rabbinic Judaism in its formative canon received and made its own an important segment of the Israelite Scripture, the Halakhic or legal heritage of Prophecy. The author characterizes the traits of Rabbinic Judaism that come to the surface in that Judaism's engagement with the Halakhic writings of ancient Israelite literary prophecy: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Twelve Minor Prophets. It proposses to discern the system and establish the coherence of the episodic Rabbinic exegesis of verses of Prophecy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761838975
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
10/22/2007
Series:
Studies in Judaism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Time Line Chapter 3 The Rabbis and Prophecy Chapter 4 Patterns of Prophecy Chapter 5 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi Chapter 6 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Isaiah Chapter 7 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Jeremiah Chapter 8 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Ezekiel Chapter 9 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Amos Chapter 10 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Hosea Chapter 11 The Rabbis and Prophetic Halakhah: Micah, Joel, Zephaniah, Habakkuk, Jonah, Nahum, and Obadiah Chapter 12 The Rabbis and the Prophetic Denunciation of Temple Sacrifice

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