Rava as Mara de-Atra in Mahoza

Rava as Mara de-Atra in Mahoza

by Yaakov Elman
     
 

This is an article from Hakirah vol. 11.
We tend to talk in collectives: our Sages, blessed be their memory, the nevi’im, the Tannaim, the Amoraim, the Rishonim and Aharonim, but on another level we are—or should be—aware that each one of our Sages was himself a treasure-house of Torah, and had shittot and darkei limmud of his own, some of…  See more details below

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This is an article from Hakirah vol. 11.
We tend to talk in collectives: our Sages, blessed be their memory, the nevi’im, the Tannaim, the Amoraim, the Rishonim and Aharonim, but on another level we are—or should be—aware that each one of our Sages was himself a treasure-house of Torah, and had shittot and darkei limmud of his own, some of which he had in common with other members of his yeshiva or beit midrash. We are also aware of the fact that our Sages’ words were spoken with great precision and express concepts and principles that are internally consistent.

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ISBN-13:
2940012394880
Publisher:
Hakirah
Publication date:
03/21/2011
Series:
Hakirah , #11
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
74 KB

Meet the Author

Yaakov Elman, a long-time resident of Flatbush, is Professor of Judaic Studies at Yeshiva University and an associate of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies. He has authored or edited eight volumes, and dozens of articles on Jewish Biblical exegesis, intellectual history and hasidic thought.

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