[b-hebrew] Talmud in English

Søren Holst sh at teol.ku.dk
Mon Mar 21 12:23:51 EST 2005


Maurice,
 
I did get the <g> -- but guess I neglected to add a :-) to my own posting. Anyway, thanks for the references. All but Strack and one of the Neusner titles are new to me. Now I just need to find some free hours to study :-)
 
kol tuv
Soren, Copenhagen

	-----Oprindelig meddelelse----- 
	Fra: Maurice A. O'Sullivan [mailto:mauros at iol.ie] 
	Sendt: ma 21-03-2005 16:46 
	Til: Søren Holst 
	Cc: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org 
	Emne: Re: [b-hebrew] Talmud in English
	
	
	At 13:26 21/03/2005, Søren Holst wrote:
	  
	

		Aw, c'mon, give poor John (and the rest of us absolute beginners in matters talmudic) a chance: Recommend a sensible INTRODUCTION to Talmudic studies 


	As the " <g> " in my posting clearly didn't penetrate the language barrier, could I suggest:
	
	Adler, Morris. The World of the Talmud. 2nd. Edited by New York: Schocken, 1963.
	
	Carmell, Aryeh. Aiding Talmud Study. 5th. Rev. Edn. Jerusalem: Feldheim, 1991.
	
	Lampel, Zvi, trans. Maimonides' Introduction to the Talmud. New York: Judaica Press, 1975.
	
	Neusner, Jacob. Why No Gospels in Talmudic Judaism. Brown Judaic Studies 125. Atlanta: Scholar, 1988.
	
	Strack, Hermann L. Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash. New York: Atheneum, 1959.
	
	Aminoah, Noah, and Yosef Nitzan. Torah the Oral Tradition: An Outline of Rabbinic Literature Throughout the Ages. Jerusalem: World Zionist Organization, n.d.
	
	Neusner, Jacob. An Introduction to Rabbinic Literature. Anchor Bible Reference Library. New York: Doubleday, 1994.
	
	On a more technical level:
	Halivni, David Weiss. Peshat and Derash: Plain and Applied Meaning in Rabbinic Exegesis. Oxford: O.U.P, 1991.
	
	But for the sheer joy of browsing and "dipping":
	Montefiore, C./G, and Loewe, ed. A Rabbinic Anthology. New York: Schocken, 1974.
	
	
	
	

	Maurice A. O'Sullivan
	[Bray, Ireland ]
	
	"Be certain your feet are planted in the
	right place before you decide to stand firm!"
	



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