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Author Wimpfheimer, Barry Scott

Title The Talmud : a biography / Barry Scott Wimpfheimer
Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 299 pages) : illustrations
Series Lives of great religious books
Lives of great religious books.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PROLOGUE: The Talmud-Essential, Enhanced, and Emblematic; CHAPTER 1: Gestation and Birth (Essential Talmud Part One); CHAPTER 2: Anatomy (Essential Talmud Part Two); CHAPTER 3: Election: How the Talmud's Discourse Developed (Enhanced Talmud); CHAPTER 4: Rivals, Naysayers, Imitators, and Critics (Emblematic Talmud); CHAPTER 5: Golden Old Age: Talmud in Modernity-Three Stories; NOTES; INDEX
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Talmud -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400890241 (electronic bk.)
9781400890248 (electronic bk.)