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Title Essential papers on the Talmud / edited by Michael Chernick.

Published New York : New York University Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  296.125061 ESSE    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 484 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Essential papers on Jewish studies.
Essential papers on Jewish studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. The Traditional Study of the Babylonian Talmud -- Introduction / Michael Chernick. 1. Talmud / Robert Goldenberg. 2. The Talmudic Argument / Louis Jacobs -- II. The Modern Study of the Babylonian Talmud. 3. The Last Amoraim / Heinrich Graetz. 4. The Talmud: Abraham Weiss's Views / Meyer S. Feldblum. 5. The Amoraic and Stammaitic Periods / David Weiss-Halivni. 6. Talmudic Form Criticism / Baruch Micah Bokser -- III. The Palestinian Talmud. 7. The Palestinian Talmud / Louis Ginzberg. 8. The Talmud of the Land of Israel and the Mishnah / Jacob Neusner. 9. The Palestinian Talmud / Abraham Goldberg -- IV. The Talmud and Interdisciplinary Studies. A. History. 10. In Quest of the Historical Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai / Jacob Neusner. 11. On the Reliability of Attributions in the Babylonian Talmud / David Kraemer. B. Economics. 12. Supply-Side Economics / Aaron Levine. 13. Unjust Enrichment / Nahum Rakover. C. Ethics.
14. Judaism and the Obligation to Die for the State / Geoffrey B. Levey. 15. Who Pays? The Talmudic Approach to Filial Responsibility / Michael Chernick. D. Classical Studies. 16. Letter and Spirit in Jewish and Roman Law / Boaz Cohen. 17. Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture / Saul Lieberman. E. Literary Studies. 18. The Torah as Love Goddess / Ari Elon.
Summary Illuminating the Talmud's history, sources, arguments, and methods, this volume adds the insights of modern Talmudic scholarship and criticism to the growing number of more traditionally oriented works. Collected here in one volume are essential essays published in the area of Talmudic study by Jacob Neusner, Robert Goldenberg, Louis Ginzberg, and others.
Other author Chernick, Michael L.
Subject Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Talmud Yerushalmi -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 081471496X (alk. paper)
0814715052 (paperback)