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Midrash, Mishnah, and Gemara - a book by Halivni, David Weiss

Midrash, Mishnah, and Gemara

The Jewish Predilection for Justified Law

Midrash, Mishnah, and Gemara( )
Author: Halivni, David Weiss
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

An eminent authority on the Talmud offers here an analysis of classical rabbinic texts that illuminates the nature of Midrash, Mishnah, and Gemara, and highlights a fundamental characteristic of Jewish law. Halivini chronicles the persistence of justificatory Midrash, the culmination of its development in Gemara in the fifth and sixth centuries, and its continuation down through the ages.

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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
Law / Jurisprudence
Book Weight:0.875 Pounds

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