Why Study Talmud in the Twenty-First Century?: The Relevance of the Ancient Jewish Text to Our World

Why Study Talmud in the Twenty-First Century?: The Relevance of the Ancient Jewish Text to Our World

by Paul Socken
     
 

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Since religion in general and Judaism in particular are relevant in the twenty-first century, this book serves as an assessment of the Talmud's role in our religious and educational experience. This collection of essays demonstrates that the two-thousand-year-old Talmud remains the indispensable and foundational text for Jewish study. Eminent scholars from Israel and… See more details below

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Since religion in general and Judaism in particular are relevant in the twenty-first century, this book serves as an assessment of the Talmud's role in our religious and educational experience. This collection of essays demonstrates that the two-thousand-year-old Talmud remains the indispensable and foundational text for Jewish study. Eminent scholars from Israel and North America relate their encounters with this ancient, complex source in an accessible and personal manner.

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ISBN-13:
9780739142028
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
10/29/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
262
File size:
0 MB

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