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Description - The "Talmud" by Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

The life and times of an enduring work of Jewish spirituality The Babylonian Talmud, a postbiblical Jewish text that is part scripture and part commentary, is an unlikely bestseller. Written in a hybrid of Hebrew and Aramaic, it is often ambiguous to the point of incomprehension, and its subject matter reflects a narrow scholasticism that should

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691161846
ISBN-10: 0691161844
Format: Hardback
(194mm x 114mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

Barry Scott Wimpfheimer is associate professor of religious studies and law at Northwestern University and the author of Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories.

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