6 edition of Reading the Talmud found in the catalog.
December 4, 2006
by Feldheim Publishers
Written in English
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The Iranian Talmud Reading the Bavli in Its Sasanian Context Shai Secunda. pages | 6 x 9 Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion View table of contents and excerpt "An extraordinary contribution to the field of Irano-Talmudic studies. The Babylonian Talmud—compiled between the third and fifth centuries—is the written version of an oral tradition, and it is notoriously difficult to understand: It’s like reading the minutes.
The same goes to any other religious book (you need know to be able to refute, of course). But, be warned: TALMUD = TRADITION. And when I say tradition, I say what Jesus alerted the scribes and pharisees about REPLACE the Word of God with TRADITIONS, understand? Talmud is exactly this: humam wisdow that jews put above the Holy Bible. Learning to Read Talmud is the first book-length study of how teachers teach and how students learn to read h a series of studies conducted by scholars of Talmud in classrooms that range from seminaries to secular universities and with students from novice to advanced, this book elucidates a broad range of ideas about what it means to learn to read Talmud and tools for how to.
Fishman, author of the book “Becoming the People of the Talmud,” said that many Haredi and Modern Orthodox women are “studying Talmud — and teaching it — in unprecedented numbers. in Marc-Alain Ouaknin's The Burnt Book: Reading the Talmud (Princeton University Press, ). Drawing on Levinas, Blanchot, Jabes, Derrida and others, this work represents the most current speculations of the French school of Jewish studies that were inaugurated by the late Emmanuel Levinas.
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Book History of the Talmud This is the introduction to Rodkinsons' Talmud translation. A history of the Talmud, starting with its five hundred years of composition from the first to fifth centuries C.E., and its bitter persecution from antiquity, through the Reformation up to the 19th Century.
A friend lent me his hardcover copy of Reading the Talmud and highly recommended it as a course of study. I started reading and found it approachable and informative, so I decided to get my own copy.
I mistakenly Reading the Talmud book that this paperback edition would be the same inside as the copy I'd been reading/5(2). Reading the Bavli in Its Sasanian Context.
Author: Shai Secunda; Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Iranian Talmud reexamines the Babylonian Talmud—one of Judaism's most central texts—in the light of Persian literature and culture, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview to the vibrant world of.
The Essential Talmud - Kindle edition by Steinsaltz, Adin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Essential Talmud/5(51). Reading the Talmud book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
The Jewish world has seen a phenomenal renaissance in Talmudic study in /5(3). In a profound Reading the Talmud book at what it means for new generations to read and interpret ancient religious texts, rabbi and philosopher Marc-Alain Ouaknin offers a postmodern reading 4/5(17). The gifts Ouaknin offers are many.
His use of Kabbalistic thought simultaneously offers profound insight into the nature of the book and illuminates the concepts used. He offers multiple, useful paths forward in the study of the book, narrative, reading practices, community formation, religious thought, and the Talmud : $ Babylonian Talmud VOL I-X in English is a massive work spanning pages in total.
This English translation was finished and published in and remains the authoritative version of The Talmud Bavli. It consists of documents compiled over the period of Late Antiquity (3rd to 5th centuries) and it reached its final form in the 7th century.
The tradition of reading the Torah out loud dates back to the time of Moses, who would read the Torah publicly on Shabbat, festivals, and Rosh Chodesh.
According to the Talmud, it was Ezra the Scribe who established the practice, which continues today, of reading the Torah also on Monday and Thursday mornings and Shabbat afternoons.
World's largest book club: 92, who read entire Talmud to celebrate at MetLife Stadium. The gathering of Jews on New Year's Day will mark. Get this from a library. The burnt book: reading the Talmud. [Marc-Alain Ouaknin] -- Marc-Alain Ouaknin offers a postmodern reading of the Talmud, one of the first of its kind.
Combining traditional learning and contemporary thought, Ouaknin dovetails discussions of spirituality and. Methods of reading have shifted as more readers and students have turned to the Talmud for evidence of rabbinic history, religion, rhetoric, or anthropology; still, few have employed a genuinely literary approach.
In Reading the Rabbis, Kraemer attempts to fill this gap. On the first read, the book moves from the inception and formation of—as the biographer has it—the “essential” Talmud, ending by 8th century CE; to the emergence of the “enhanced” Talmud, that is, the Talmud how it was received and interpreted by its adepts from middle ages till today; to the “emblematic” or “symbolic.
The Essential Talmud is a masterful introduction by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz to the great repository of Jewish wisdom, the Talmud. A book of profound scholarship and concise pedagogy, The Essential Talmud succinctly describes the Talmud's history, structure, and methodology.
It summarizes the Talmud's main principles, demonstrates its contemporary relevance, and captures the spirit of this. Description Of The Talmud. List Of Talmudic Books. Sources. The Names Of Christ. The Life Of Christ/The Christian Cross Treats of the reading of the Book of Esther.
Contains the description of the Feast of Purim. Many commentaries have been written on each part of this book. (11) To Jews of today the Talmud has the same value as the. Learning to Read Talmud is the first book-length study of how teachers teach and how students learn to read Talmud.
Through a series of studies conducted by scholars of Talmud in classrooms that range from seminaries to secular universities and with students from novice to advanced, this book elucidates a broad range of ideas about what it means to learn to read Talmud and tools for how to Price Range: $34 - $ This remarkable book is rich in suggestive ideas, including the proposal that thought has its highest ethical function when it refuses wisdom in favor of asking a question that it cannot answer.
This book is a paperback, has pages, and is published by Princeton Paperbacks. The Burnt Book: Reading the Talmud () by Marc-Alain OuakninPages: In order to help you enter the world of the Talmud, I have read selected passages from the Talmud according to principles that I derived on the basis of my reading of Levinas.
The purpose of both parts of my book is not to present an authoritative reading of Levinas or of Talmud, but to invite you to read both and produce your own book. Although Reading the Talmud may be used as a stand-alone volume, students are strongly encouraged to acquire a traditional copy of tractate Bava Metsia to learn the graphical layout of the text, not to mention having a copy of the Talmud available for Sabbath and Holiday use, when use of electronic reading devices is proscribed.
It isAuthor: Henry M. Abramson. About an hour’s drive north of Seoul, in the Gwangju Mountains, nearly fifty South Korean children pore over a book. The text is an unlikely choice: the Talmud, the fifteen-hundred-year-old book.
The Mishnah, a body of Jewish legal text compiled around the year C.E, has played a foundational role in the history of the first text of the rabbinic tradition (together with the Gemara it makes up what is known as the Talmud), the Mishnah arguably played a greater part in the re-invention of Judaism after the destruction of the Second Temple than any other text.This book offers a postmodern reading of the "Talmud", one of the first of its kind.
It discusses spirituality and religious practice with such concepts as deconstruction, intertextuality, undecidability, multiple voicing, and eroticism in the "Talmud". The Talmud, the book of Jewish law, is one of the most challenging religious texts in the world - so why are more people reading it than ever?