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Rational Rabbis: Science and Talmudic Culture Science and Talmudic Culture (Hardcover)

Author:  Menachem Fisch
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Learn more about Rational Rabbis: Science and Talmudic Culture:

Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0253333164
ISBN-13: 9780253333162
Sku: 33666865
Publish Date: 3/9/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.75H x 6.5L x 1.25T
Pages:  288
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..". a fascinating and thought-provoking book... " -- TheJewish Quarterly

"The best introduction to the talmudicliterature that is available.... An extraordinarily important book, brilliant, andlucid." -- Daniel Boyarin

"Menachem Fisch has written arich, thoughtful book. One will come away from Rational Rabbis with a deeperunderstanding of just what the Talmud is." -- HilaryPutnam

Talmudic culture is often viewed as bound by itstraditions. Menachem Fisch maintains that a close reading of talmudic textsfrequently reveals their authors as rabbis who, rather than conform uncritically totradition, knowingly set out to expose and resolve problems inherent in the receivedtraditions.

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"... a fascinating and thought-provoking book... " -- The Jewish Quarterly

"The best introduction to the talmudic literature that is available.... An extraordinarily important book, brilliant, and lucid." -- Daniel Boyarin

"Menachem Fisch has written a rich, thoughtful book. One will come away from Rational Rabbis with a deeper understanding of just what the Talmud is." -- Hilary Putnam

Talmudic culture is often viewed as bound by its traditions. Menachem Fisch maintains that a close reading of talmudic texts frequently reveals their authors as rabbis who, rather than conform uncritically to tradition, knowingly set out to expose and resolve problems inherent in the received traditions.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0288
Product attributePublisher:   Indiana University Press
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