The Talmud: Law, Theology, Narrative : a Sourcebook

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Jacob Neusner
University Press of America, 2005 - 251 pagina's
The Talmud is important because it sets forth the law and theology of Judaism in its authoritative statement, continuing for centuries to attract commentators and forming the curriculum for the culture of Judaism. In these pages, important and representative compositions afford an encounter with this classic, ancient document in its own terms and framework, but in English translation. Examples include the following: Law: "An Eye for an Eye" Bavli Baba Qamma 8:1/83b-84b; "In the case of anything of which I am liable to take care, I am deemed to render possible whatever damage it may do" Bavli Baba Qamma 1:2/9b-11a; "He who steals food and feeds what he stole to his children, or left it to them
 

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AN EYE FOR AN EYE
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IN THE CASE OF ANYTHING OF WHICH I AM LIABLE TO TAKE CARE I AM DEEMED TO RENDER POSSIBLE WHATEVER DAMAGE IT ...
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HE WHO STEALS FOOD AND FEEDS WHAT HE STOLE TO HIS CHILDREN OR LEFT IT TO THEMTHEY ARE EXEMPT FROM MAKING R...
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ATONING THROUGH THE DEATH PENALTY
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EVEN THOUGH THESE DECLARE PROHIBITED AND THOSE PERMIT THESE DECLARE INVALID AND THOSE DECLARE VALID THE H...
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REPENTANCE AND ATONEMENT FOR TRANSGRESSIONS DONE BETWEEN MAN AND THE OMNIPRESENT THE DAY OF ATONEMENT...
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IN EVERY GENERATION A PERSON IS DUTYBOUND TO CONCEIVE THAT HE OR SHE PERSONALLY HAS GONE FORTH FROM EGYPT ...
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MEETING GOD IN THE TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATION OF THE FESTIVALS IN ACCORD WITH THE LAW
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BY THAT SAME MEASURE BY WHICH A MAN METES OUT TO OTHERS WITH THAT MEASURE DO THEY METE OUT TO HIM
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BLESSINGS FOR GOOD TIDINGS AND FOR BAD
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THE RIGHTEOUS PERSON LIVES BY HIS FAITH
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WONDERWORKING SAGES A GENERATION THAT WAS HUMILIATED BY ITS SIN YOU SAVED BY YOUR PRAYER
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WHOEVER REFLECTS UPON FOUR THINGSWHAT is ABOVE WHAT IS BELOW WHAT IS BEFORE AND WHAT IS BEYONDIT WOULD H...
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BEFORE THE FESTIVALS OF GENTILES FOR THREE DAYS IT IS FORBIDDEN TO DO BUSINESS WITH THEM TO LEND ANYTHING TO ...
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SO HE WENT OFF TO ALEXANDRIA IN EGYPT AND THERE HE BUILT AN ALTAR AND PRESENTED ON IT BURNT OFFERINGS FOR ID...
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THE LAW CONCERNING THE USURPING OCCUPANT ADAPTING TO HISTORICAL EVENTS
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A MAN SHOULD ALWAYS TEACH HIS SON A CLEAN AND EASY TRADE
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ALL ISRAEL HAS A PORTION IN THE WORLD TO COME
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WHEN WILL THE MESSIAH COME?
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MY MASTER IN WISDOM AND MY DISCIPLE IN ACCEPTING MY RULINGS RESOLVING CONFLICT IN THE LAW
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Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Theology and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. He is also a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, and Life Member of Clare Hall at Cambridge University, England.

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