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rabbinics

(rəˈbɪnɪks)
n
(Judaism) (functioning as singular) the study of rabbinic literature of the post-Talmudic period
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Placing rabbinics in the light of Egyptology highlights that there are mementos of Egypt that exist in rabbinic literature, and can be recovered.
In our day, of course, some specialists on Second Temple Judaism and Rabbinics, especially those residing in North America, might not endorse Flusser's description of Josephus as having "a strong rabbinic background with regard to Scripture, Jewish law, and homiletic writings" (p.
In January 2007, the Belgian inter-university working group Institutum Iudaicum initiated a symposium at the Catholic University of Leuven in order to take stock of the current study of Rabbinics and the New Testament.
While this is a scholarly book, a must-read for scholars of rabbinics and of ancient Judaism, it is clear and accessible to educated laypeople.
By preserving multiple viewpoints and emphasizing the continuous need for further interpretation as communities change, rabbinic hermeneutics allows for dissent within a community; rabbinics also conceives of law as a way to promote difference and interpretation, rather than as a totalizing or exclusionary mode of judgment.
A recent scholar from the side of rabbinics, Marc Hirshman, argues however that Justin's knowledge of rabbinic exegesis is "on the whole unimpressive" (Marc Hirshman, A Rivalry of Genius: Jewish and Christian Biblical Interpretation in Late Antiquity, trans.
8] To take some other examples, in the late seventies and early eighties the fields of Bible and of rabbinics witnessed the growing employment of models taken from developments in literary theory, semiotics, and hermeneutics.
The volume as a whole is a veritable and satisfying feast for the LXX scholar, and has many items of interest for those more concerned with Patristics or Rabbinics.
Methodology in Rabbinic Studies: Isaiah Gafni, "The Modern Study of Rabbinics and Historical Questions: The Tale of the Text"; Giuseppe Veltri, "From the Best Text to the Pragmatic Edition: On Editing Rabbinic Texts"; Gunter Stemberger,"Dating Rabbinic Traditions"; Catherine Hezser, "Form Criticism of Rabbinic Literature"; and Roland Deines, "The Social Profile of the Pharisees.
Traditional" is the "clean" term used in the modern field of rabbinics to denigrate other works as tainted by Jewish orthodox or semi-orthodox biases.
The first part of my inquiry focuses on assumptions about ways in which being a woman shapes my experience as a rabbinics scholar, now and during my years as a student.