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Author Neusner, Jacob, 1932-

Title The oral Torah : the sacred books of Judaism : an introduction / Jacob Neusner.

Imprint San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1986.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    296.1206 N    Will be deleted
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 238 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-221) and indexes
Contents Introduction : the argument of this book and how it unfolds -- The oral Torah written down : the Mishnah -- The Mishnah and the Tosefta -- The theory of tradition of the oral Torah : Pirqe Avot (sayings of the fathers) -- Explaining the oral Torah : the Sifra and the Yerushalmi (the Talmud of the land of Israel) -- Recasting the written Torah as the oral Torah : Leviticus Rabbah -- The written Torah and the oral Torah in conclusion : the Bavli (the Talmud of Babylonia) -- Our sages of blessed memory : Torah in the flesh -- The Torah, the dual Torah, and the oral Torah -- Appendix : the contents of the oral Torah : a topical outline of the Mishnah.
Subject Mishnah -- Evidences, authority, etc.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
Tradition (Judaism)
ISBN 0060661038

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