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Collected essays. 1

Collected essays. 1

Author: Haym Soloveitchik
Publisher: Oxford : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Studies of Rashi and the Tosafists; usury and money-lending; and the ban on Gentile wine offer a fascinating study of the stimuli to change in the halakhah and what that change says about the values  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haym Soloveitchik
ISBN: 9781904113973 1904113974
OCLC Number: 856814437
Description: XVI, 336 Seiten
Contents: Part I. Overview of theTosafist Movement1. The Printed Page of theTalmud: The Commentaries and their Authors2. Catastrophe and Creativity:Ashkenaz-1096, 1242, 1306, and 12983. The Halakhic Isolation of theAshkenazic CommunityPart II. Usury and Moneylending4. Usury, Jewish Law5. The Jewish Attitude to Usuryin the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1500)6. Pawnbroking: A Study in Ribbitand of the Halakhah in ExilePart III. The Ban on GentileWine and its Link to Moneylending7. Can Halakhic Texts TalkHistory?8. Halakhah, Taboo, and theOrigin of Jewish Moneylending in GermanyPart IV. Some GeneralConclusions9. Religious Law and Change: TheMedieval Ashkenazic Example10. 'Religious Law and Change'Revisited11. A Note on Deviance inEleventh-Century Ashkenaz12. On Deviance: A Reply to David MalkielReview Essay. Yishaq (Eric) Zimmer, 'Olam ke-Minhago NohegBibliography of ManuscriptsIndexes
Responsibility: Haym Soloveitchik.


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'In our generation the premier practitioner of history of, and through, halacha is Haym Soloveitchik . . . in addition to his many other merits, [he] is an elegant stylist . . . Part of the pleasure Read more...

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