Which Mishnah translation to get?
ButhFam at compuserve.com
Wed Sep 22 16:16:17 EDT 1999
>Neusner's is more recent (and
> much cheaper), but I've heard very little about the quality of the
you maybe didn't hear of the (in)famous chicago meeting of sbl (1983?)
where one reviewer publically dumped neusner's translation in the trash.
(on tosefta? i wan't there that year.) neusner is not usually invited to
israel but that is a long story with entangled personalities.
the above is meant to provide a word of caution for using neusner. use him,
but only in conjunction with other material and sources.
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