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Travel narratives in Rabbinic literature

Tziona Grossmark

Travel narratives in Rabbinic literature

voyages to imaginary realms

by Tziona Grossmark

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography in rabbinical literature,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTziona Grossmark ; with a foreword by Susan Weingarten.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM509.B38 G76 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002433M
    ISBN 100773437932
    ISBN 109780773437937
    LC Control Number2009052067
    OCLC/WorldCa496726460

    As rabbinic literature will be used as the main source to answer these questions, the course will provide an introduction to the Mishnah, the Palestinian and Babylonian Talmuds, and the Midrash-collections – a literature that defines the character of Judaism down to our own times. All texts will be read in translation. This is the question I wish to address by examining some of the 'contest-narratives' between rabbis and magicians in rabbinic literature, concentrating mostly on a comparison between a discussion Author: John Mandsager.

    Acts of Resistance in Talmudic Judicial Narratives. Undergraduate/Graduate Project. Project Information. Lynn Kaye, Brandeis Assistant Professor of Rabbinic Literature and Thought, studies Jewish texts from the Middle East and the Mediterranean in late antiquity and their cultural, religious and legal afterlives through the modern period.   By explicating the hermeneutical processes through which biblical narratives become resources for legal norms, this book transforms our understanding of the relationship of law and narrative as well as the ways in which scripture becomes a rabbinic document that .

    Baretz’s narratives draw on history, archaeology, academic scholarship, and rabbinic literature for interpretations that enhance the meaning of the biblical events. Each story is told in the voice of Baretz as the tour guide—knowledgeable yet informal and friendly.   Prof. Richard Kalmin (Jewish Theological Seminary) will talk on his recently published book, Migrating Tales: The Talmud's Narratives and their Historical Context. The Babylonian Talmud contains a bizarre rabbinic narrative featuring the nephew of the Emperor Titus raising Jesus from the dead to ask him whether or not he should go ahead with his plan to convert to Judaism.


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