Introduction to the Talmud: Historical and Literary Introduction, Legal Hermeneutics of the Talmud, Talmudical Terminology and Methodology, Outlines of Talmudical Ethics. Appendix: Key to the Abbreviations Used in the Talmud and Its Commentaries

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Funk & Wagnalls, 1902 - Talmud - 297 pages
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Page 118 - The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.
Page 165 - None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the Lord.
Page 267 - O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
Page 174 - See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days ; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.
Page 161 - And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish ; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.
Page 131 - And the Lord said unto Moses, if her father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? Let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her be received in again.
Page 171 - Moses spoke to all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the Lord commanded, saying, 5.
Page 270 - Be strong as a leopard, light as an eagle, fleet as a hart, and strong as a lion, to do the will of thy Father who is in heaven.
Page 44 - ... academy (Resh-Sidra) in that city. Besides the law, he cultivated the sciences of medicine and astronomy. As Amora he developed especially the rabbinical jurisprudence, in which he was regarded as the greatest authority.* Among other important principles established by him is that of " Dina d'malchutha Dina," that is, the civil law of the government is as valid for the Jews as their own law.
Page 271 - As a leading rule of the duties of self-preservation and selfcultivation, and, at the same time, as a warning against selfishness, we have Hillel's sentence: "If I do not care for myself, who will do it for me? and if I care only for myself, what am I?

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