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Author Hirshman, Marc G

Title The stabilization of rabbinic culture, 100 C.E.-350 C.E. : texts on education and their late antique context / Marc Hirshman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 192 pages)
Contents Contours of rabbinic study: an introduction -- Learning, speech, and thought in late antiquity -- Sifre Deuteronomy: the precariousness of oral Torah -- A talmudic primer on education (Eruvin 53a-55a) -- Cultures in conflict (Avoda zara 18b-19b) -- Education and accountability (Bava batra 20b-22a) -- Teaching with authority: a comparative view -- The stabilization of rabbinic culture
Summary Drawing on the great progress in Talmudic scholarship over the last century, The Stabilization of Rabbinic Culture is both an introduction to a close reading of rabbinic literature and a demonstration of the development of rabbinic thought on education in the first centuries of the Common Era. In Roman Palestine and Sasanid Persia, a small group of approximately two thousand Jewish scholars and rabbis sustained a thriving national and educational culture. They procured loyalty to the national language and oversaw the retention of a national identity. This accomplishment was unique in the Roman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and indexes
Notes English
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SUBJECT Talmud -- History
Talmud fast
Talmud -- Historia. sao
Subject Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425.
Jewish learning and scholarship -- History -- To 1500
Jewish religious education -- History -- To 1500
Tannaim.
Amoraim.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
RELIGION -- Judaism -- History.
Amoraim
Jewish learning and scholarship
Jewish religious education
Judaism -- Talmudic period
Rabbinical literature
Religion
Tannaim
Judentum
Religiöse Bildung
Talmudstudium
Rabbinische Literatur
Rabbinismus
Spätantike
Judendom -- historia.
Middle East -- Religion
Middle East
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Form Electronic book
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