The Wisdom of the Talmud - eBook
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|Format: DRM Protected ePub|
Vendor: Philosophical Library/Open Road
Publication Date: 2010
Discover the ancient wisdom and historical influence of a cornerstone of Judaism
The Wisdom of the Talmud presents a thorough history and overview of the Talmud, the rabbinical commentary on the Torah that was developed in the Jewish academies of Palestine and Babylonia. From the close of the Biblical canon to the end of the fifth century, Jewish scholars studied the scripture and worked to developand debatesupplementary understandings of the Torahs directions on a variety of topics. From mans purpose and miracles, to marriage and wellness, to consciousness and community, the Talmud considers what it means to practice faith on a daily basis and through a changing world. This book is an essential and approachable guide for understanding how interpretation of the Torah has guided Jewish life for thousands of years.
This ebook features a new foreword, image gallery, and list of proverbs and sayings of the rabbis.
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