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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
First Steps in the Talmud : A Guide to the Confused.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (223 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; 1. How Many Languages Does The Talmud Need?; Copyright Page; Studies in Judaism; Title of Contents; Preface; i. Language as Taxonomy; ii. The Rules for Using Hebrew and Aramaic in the Talmud of Babylonia; iii. Illustrations; iv. Prior Explanations of the Same Facts; 2. Translating Rabbinic Documents; i. The Importance of an Analytical Reference System; ii. An Undifferentiated Composite of the Bavli; iii. Form-Analytical Translation: Why It is Necessary; 3. The Talmud's Primary Discourse; i. How Shall We Define the Bavli 's Mishnah-Commentary? Ii. Traits of the Bavli's Commentary to the Mishnahiii. The Bavli 's Primary Discourse; iv. Rhetorical Paradigms. Scriptural Foundations of the Laws of the Mishnah; v. Authorities behind the Laws of the Mishnah; vi. Meanings of Words and Phrases; vii. Text-Criticism. The Issue of Repetition; viii. Conflict of Principles Implicit in the Mishnah's Rules; ix. Execution of the Law of the Mishnah; x. The Operative Consideration behind the Law of the Mishnah; xi. The Implications, for the Law in General, of the Mishnah's Particular Formulation. Xii. Settling the Point Subject to Dispute in the Mishnahxiii. Theological Implications; 4. Who Speaks through the bavli?; i. Saying the Same Thing about Many Things; ii. The Talmud's One Voice; iii. The Talmud's Rules of Composition; iv. Types of Forms and the Order of Types of Forms: Exegesis of the Mishnah; v. Exegesis of the Mishnah; vi. Speculation and Abstract Thought on Law; vii. Scripture; viii. From Mishnah-Exegesis to Legal Speculation; ix. The Bavli's Formal Coherence; 5. The Talmud's Massive Miscellanies; i. What is a Massive Miscellany?; ii. The Composition and the Composite. Iii. The Bavli's Massive Miscellanies: The Problem ofAgg1utinative Discourseiv. Traits of Agglutinative Discourse; v. A Case of Agglutinative Discourse: Mishnah Berakhot 1:1; 6. The Law Behind The Laws; i. From Many Cases, One Principle; ii. The Law Behind the Laws: A Case in Point; iii. The Law Behind the Laws: Is It Permitted to take the Law into One's Own Hands?; iv. The Survey of Ten of the Nineteen Tractates; v. A Distinct Source or a Component of a Tradition?; 1. Sustained and systematic or Subordinate and Episodic? 2. Another Kind of Mishnah-Commentary or a Mere Adumbration of Another Way of Thinking about the Contents of the Mishnah?vi. Describing the Bavli; vii. Is the Bavli Much More than a Mishnah-Commentary?; viii. Is the Bavli a Writing that is Systematic or (Merely) Agglutinative?; ix. How Rich a Corpus of Sources in the Bavli's Traditions?|
|Series Title:||Studies in Judaism.|