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Making God's word work [electronic resource] : a guide to the Mishnah / Jacob Neusner.

By: Neusner, Jacob, 1932-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Continuum, 2004Description: 1 online resource (375 p.).ISBN: 9781441197207 (electronic bk.); 1441197206 (electronic bk.); 1283207931; 9781283207935.Subject(s): Mishnah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Talmud | Misjna | MishnahGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Making God's word work.DDC classification: 296.1/2306 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The Mishnah is the crown jewel of Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age, so says the distinguished author of this book. Initiated in the aftermath of the Roman destruction of Jerusalem, and developed and amplified over the next five centuries, the Mishnah is the product of an age of calamity giving birth to a renewed search for recovery. As such, it speaks to every age, but to none more particularly and clearly than to our own which has witnessed the destruction wrought by the Shoah and the return to the land of Israel. Nevertheless, the Mishnah does not explicitly address the agenda of the co.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-24).

The Mishnah is the crown jewel of Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age, so says the distinguished author of this book. Initiated in the aftermath of the Roman destruction of Jerusalem, and developed and amplified over the next five centuries, the Mishnah is the product of an age of calamity giving birth to a renewed search for recovery. As such, it speaks to every age, but to none more particularly and clearly than to our own which has witnessed the destruction wrought by the Shoah and the return to the land of Israel. Nevertheless, the Mishnah does not explicitly address the agenda of the co.

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Making God's word work by Neusner, Jacob, ©2004
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