Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud

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Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud offers a new perspective on perhaps the most important religious text of the Jewish tradition. It is widely recognized that the creators of the Talmud innovatively interpreted and changed the older traditions on which they drew. Nevertheless, it has been assumed that the ancient rabbis were committed to maintaining continuity with the past. Moulie Vidas argues on the contrary that structural features of the Talmud were designed to produce a discontinuity with tradition, and that ...

Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691170862

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Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud 2014, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691154862

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