Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism

ISBN-10: 0415211840
ISBN-13: 9780415211840
Edition: 1999
List price: $45.95
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Description: This is a study of the death and mourning practices of the founders of Judaism - the Rabbis of late antiquity. The text examines the earliest canonical texts - the Misnah, the Tosefta, the Midrashim and the Talmud of the Land of Israel.

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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/12/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This is a study of the death and mourning practices of the founders of Judaism - the Rabbis of late antiquity. The text examines the earliest canonical texts - the Misnah, the Tosefta, the Midrashim and the Talmud of the Land of Israel.

List of illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgments
Glossary
List of abbreviations
The presence of death
Jewish death customs before the rabbis
Early rabbinic death-practices: The evidence of the Mishnah
Early expansions and commentaries: The testimony of the Tosefta and Tannaitic Midrashim
Jewish death-practices in reality: The catacombs at Beth Shearim
Jewish death-practices in early Byzantine Palestine: The Yerushalmi and Aggadic Midrashim
Law as commentary: The Bavli on death and burial
The Bavli interprets the mourner
Post-Talmudic developments in Jewish death-practice
A personal theological postscript
Notes
References
Index

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