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Scholars, Transmitters, and the Making of <i>Talmud</i>

Moulie Vidas

in Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154862
eISBN:
9781400850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154862.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines three passages that associate with the “conservative,” transmission-oriented aspects of Torah study the occupation with the two bodies of knowledge that the rabbis received: the ... More


Interpreting Maimonides in His Multiple Contexts

Daniel Davies

in Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199768738
eISBN:
9780199918980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768738.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

After introducing Maimonides' life and works, this chapter considers discussions about the nature of the Guide. It combines recent developments in scholarship that have increasingly emphasized the ... More


A Dialectical Topic: Creation

Daniel Davies

in Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199768738
eISBN:
9780199918980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768738.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter defends the view that Maimonides' explicit position on creation is his true position. Maimonides uses a dialectical method to examine the three opinions that are commonly accepted: ... More


Religious Language (C): God's Knowledge as a Divine Perfection

Daniel Davies

in Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199768738
eISBN:
9780199918980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768738.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An essential part of the law's theology, as Maimonides explains it, is that God knows all things as their creator. It is usually thought that this view opposes Maimonides' negative theology. This ... More


Modern Judaism, Law, and Exceptionalism

Randi Rashkover

in Freedom and Law: A Jewish-Christian Apologetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234523
eISBN:
9780823240883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234523.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the flip side of the dialectic of desire whereby desire is not dismissed in the name of a higher theological truth but rather is crowned superior to and unregulated in its ... More


Walter Benjamin Reproducing the Scent of the Messianic

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how Walter Benjamin sought to mediate the duality of German and Jew in his writings. It focuses on two primary “names” by which he analyzed modernity, aura and mimesis, and how ... More


The Art of (the) Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

in What Is Talmud?: The Art of Disagreement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229345
eISBN:
9780823236725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229345.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the Talmud as an intellectual project in one specific historical moment of its emergence—the 15th-century work of Rabbi Izhak Canpanton of Castalia, also known as the Gaon of ... More


Dialectical Development or Partial Construction?:: Martin Buber and Franz Kafka

Jeffrey S. Librett

in Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262915
eISBN:
9780823266401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262915.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter and the next, the book examines several twentieth century modernist responses to nineteenth century historicist Orientalism. This chapter analyzes Martin Buber’s “The Spirit of the ... More


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