Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature
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Description: This companion guides beginning students of rabbinic literature to the range of historical-interpretive and culture-critical issues that contemporary scholars use when studying the rabbinic texts of late antiquity.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/28/2007
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
|List of Contributors|
|Brief Time Line of Rabbinic Literature|
|List of Abbreviations|
|The Conditions of Rabbinic Literary Activity|
|Rabbinic Authorship as a Collective Enterprise|
|The Orality of Rabbinic Writing|
|Social and Institutional Settings of Rabbinic Literature|
|The Political Geography of Rabbinic Texts|
|The Genres of Rabbinic Literary Composition|
|Rabbinic Midrash and Ancient Jewish Biblical Interpretation|
|The Judaean Legal Tradition and the Halakhah of the Mishnah|
|Roman Law and Rabbinic Legal Composition|
|Middle Persian Culture and Babylonian Sages: Accommodation and Resistance in the Shaping of Rabbinic Legal Tradition|
|Jewish Visionary Tradition in Rabbinic Literature|
|An Almost Invisible Presence: Multilingual Puns in Rabbinic Literature|
|Hermeneutical Frames for Interpreting Rabbinic Literature|
|The "Other" in Rabbinic Literature|
|Regulating the Human Body: Rabbinic Legal Discourse and the Making of Jewish Gender|
|Rabbinic Historiography and Representations of the Past|
|Rabbinical Ethical Formation and the Formation of Rabbinic Ethical Compilations|
|Hellenism in Jewish Babylonia|