Methods in biblical scholarship

Moshe Shulman mshulman at ix.netcom.com
Mon Dec 27 11:34:14 EST 1999


At 10:13 AM 12/27/1999 -0500, Lewis Reich wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>> > (BTW certainly
>> > in later Jewish tradition it is clear that non-canon works are
>considered in
>> > a special status. I would consider the mishnah as an example.)
>I would suggest that this is comparing apples and oranges.

Then I have to disagree. The mishnah and talmud are as important to Judaism
as the Bible is. There is just a recognition of a status that is lower.
(This is even codified in Jewish law.)

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