TITLE

Discovering the Talmud

AUTHOR(S)
Chevlen, Eric M.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1998, Issue 85, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Babylonian Talmud book which is called Talmud Bavli in Hebrew. Historical background of the book; General discussion of contents; Discussion of the importance of the Oral Law which was revealed to Moses and handed down to the Jews; Differences between an oral law and a written law; Importance of the Talmud to Jewish life; Challenges of studying the Talmud; Difficulties of translation efforts.
ACCESSION #
875694

 

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