David Weiss Halivni's The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud , originally published in Hebrew and here translated by Jeffrey L. Rubenstein, is widely regarded as the most comprehensive scholarly examination of the processes of composition and editing of the Babylonian Talmud. Halivni presents the summation of a lifetime of scholarship and the conclusions of his multivolume Talmudic commentary, Sources and Traditions ( Meqorot umesorot ). Arguing against the traditional view that the Talmud was composed c. 450 CE by the ...

The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199739882