Talmudic literature


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Noun1.Talmudic literature - (Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
Hagada, Haggada, Haggadah - Talmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition
Halacha, Halaka, Halakah - Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures
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Its interpretative and main undertaking, presented in Part II, is to argue (a) that the talmudic literature bears clear witness to a tannaitic view of humanly possible intellectual achievement akin to the theory of rationality proposed in Part I, and (b) that despite appearances to the contrary, this voice is centrally responsible for the BavliAEs halakhic discourse and project.
The land is described in the Bible and Talmudic literature as a living, breathing, feeling entity with a sensitive constitution.
Representations of Alexander's kingship in Jewish Alexander tales form the subject of Aleksandra Kleczar's contribution, where Flavius Josephus's history (I found only secondary literature in her bibliography) is central, with additional use of Talmudic literature.
In talmudic literature, the Red Heifer is viewed as the quintessential example of a hok, a rule that cannot be understood through logic and reason (TB Yoma 67b).
Just like the manna eaten by the people of Israel in the desert (which according to the Midrash Talmudic literature, took on any flavor imagined by those chewing it), Lambiase promises to create kosher food in any flavor you'd like.
The talmudic literature is an amazing source of knowledge about life and nature.
That's called, in the Talmudic literature, 'being thrown into the furnace.
Israel Shahak, former professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was very critical of the Talmud, saying: "It must be admitted that the Talmud and Talmudic literature contain very offensive statements directed specifically against Christianity.
Moreover, the authors and editors of talmudic literature were a small and highly self-conscious elite; it is impossible to know to what extent their legal formulations, social constructs, and spiritual convictions reflected or affected the great majority of contemporaneous Jews.
Professor Maccoby, a prolific author of significant books in fields including theology, history, and Talmudic literature, was also a playwright.
Some Aspects of Human Capital in Talmudic Literature (with R.
5] His recent writings in English have explained how it is possible for one to apply the scientific tools of textual and historical analysis to the Talmudic literature, while, at the same time, respecting the sanctity of that literature as the source of traditional religious practice.