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The Talmud By UNKNOWN
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THE TALMUD The word "Talmud," from the Hebrew verb lamad, equalling "to learn," denotes literally "what-is-learning." Then it comes to mean "instruction,"... More > "teaching," "doctrine." What is usually called the Talmud consists of two parts: 1. The Mishnah (literally, "tradition" and then "traditional doctrine") a code of Jewish laws, civil, criminal, religious, and so forth; based ostensibly on the Pentateuch, expounding, applying, and developing the laws contained in the so-called five books of Moses. 2. The Gemara, a word which means literally "completion," or "supplement," i.e., in reference to the Mishnah. Some, however, explain the word as meaning "teaching." The word is used technically to denote the expansion, exposition, and illustration of the Mishnah which is found in the Talmud. Strictly speaking, the word "Talmud" denotes the Gemara only, but in its ordinary sense the word denotes the Mishnah together with its completion in the Gemara.< Less
A Commentary of the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica By John Lightfoot
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John Lightfoot (March 29, 1602 – December 6, 1675) was an English churchman and rabbinical scholar. In a verse by verse format, Lightfoot relates medieval rabbinic traditions, the writings of... More > Josephus, and other Jewish materials to the New Testament. This edition is reprinted from the 1859 English edition, with a more recent introduction by R. Laird Harris, Professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary.< Less
Hebraic Literature By Maurice H. Harris
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HEBRAIC LITERATURE: TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALA WITH SPECIAL INTRODUCTION BY MAURICE H. HARRIS. A very readable collection of Jewish literature, including extracts from the... More > Talmud, Midrash and Kabbalah. The Talmud, the primary source for Jewish religious traditions and laws, could be considered the first hypertext. However, this has prevented its conversion to electronic form, due to its complexity and size. This large compilation of Talmudic extracts will serve to illustrate this rich tradition. The Talmud extracts are sorted by numerical references (with some intervening themes).< Less
Or LaYesharim By Joshua Buch
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Modern Elucidated Talmud Yerushalmi (Jerusalem Talmud) for the Popular Audience. The uniqueness of the commentary is its reliance on the manuscripts and Genizah fragments of the Talmud Yerushalmi... More > that survived and were unknown to Traditional commentators. It also draws upon traditional commentaries and Academic studies from a broad variety of fields to help determine the correct interpretation of the Talmud Yerushalmi. In addition, the commentary provides comparisons and parallels with the Talmud Bavli and other Rabbinic sources which give the reader a fuller picture of the matter at hand. Terminology and word usage are definined helping the reader assimilate the style of the Talmud Yerushalmi that differs so much from that of the Bavli) The work has approbations from Rabbi Nehemya Zalman Goldberg (Beth Din Hagadol in Jerusalem, R. Shapira (of Merkaz Harav)and R. Mordechai Eliyahu (former Sephardic chief Rabbi of Israel)< Less
Midrash - Bringing Torah to Life By Boruch Clinton
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The great prophets gave flesh to the bones of The Law. They showed us that, beyond simply doing what is right, we should aspire to greatness. They showed us how our daily interactions with elements... More > of the world around us - whether human, animal or the very soil beneath our feet - must be infused with a thirst for justice and a love for all creation. But the principles and attitudes to which they hint - ever at risk of becoming lost beneath the sheer weight of their breadth and subtlety - are clarified and organized by the various collections of midrash. While remaining passionately loyal to traditional Jewish thinking, this book offers new thoughts about specific - and often well known - midrashic passages, along with more general guidance.< Less
Midrash - Bringing Torah to Life By Boruch Clinton
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The great prophets gave flesh to the bones of The Law. They showed us that, beyond simply doing what is right, we should aspire to greatness. They showed us how our daily interactions with elements... More > of the world around us - whether human, animal or the very soil beneath our feet - must be infused with a thirst for justice and a love for all creation. But the principles and attitudes to which they hint - ever at risk of becoming lost beneath the sheer weight of their breadth and subtlety - are clarified and organized by the various collections of midrash. While remaining passionately loyal to traditional Jewish thinking, this book offers new thoughts about specific - and often well known - midrashic passages, along with more general guidance. Now it's time to learn...< Less
The Torah Rabbas By John F. Boylan, M.Div., Ph.D.
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‘Torah Rabbas’, is the first all English collection of the traditional commentaries which are refered to as midrashim, of first five books of the Bible, the Torah. Midrashim reflect... More > ways of interpreting biblical stories which goes beyond simple distillation of religious, legal or moral teachings. They fill in many gaps left in the biblical narrative regarding events and personalities that are only hinted at in the Torah. The Rabbahs were at first preserved only orally; but their writing down commenced in the 2nd century, and they now exist in the shape chiefly of exegetical or homiletical commentaries on the Torah. Midrashic literature is worthwhile reading not only for its insights into Judaism and the history of Jewish thought, but also for the more incidental data it provides to historians, philologists, philosophers, and scholars of either historical-critical Bible study or comparative religion.< Less
The Torah Rabbas By John F. Boylan, M.Div., Ph.D.
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‘Torah Rabbas’, is the first all English collection of the traditional commentaries which are refered to as midrashim, of first five books of the Bible, the Torah. Midrashim reflect... More > ways of interpreting biblical stories which goes beyond simple distillation of religious, legal or moral teachings. They fill in many gaps left in the biblical narrative regarding events and personalities that are only hinted at in the Torah. The Rabbahs were at first preserved only orally; but their writing down commenced in the 2nd century, and they now exist in the shape chiefly of exegetical or homiletical commentaries on the Torah. Midrashic literature is worthwhile reading not only for its insights into Judaism and the history of Jewish thought, but also for the more incidental data it provides to historians, philologists, philosophers, and scholars of either historical-critical Bible study or comparative religion.< Less
One Father One Teacher One Head: Women In Worship By Robin Jones
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Jesus said that He is the only ultimate spiritual leader of men and women. This research investigates the passages which appear to contradict His teaching and elevate men as leaders, and silence... More > women.< Less
The Nazarene Passover Haggadah By James Trimm
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A Passover Haggadah for use by Nazarenes. This Haggadah is based primarily on the traditional seder. However in this Haggadah you will learn about the tradition of the Yayin HaMeshumar (the Wine... More > that has been kept in its grapes from creation) and the true inner meaning of the Three Matzahs and the Afikomen. We have included relevant quotes and citations from the Talmud, Midrashim, Zohar, Philo, the Apocrypha, the Ketuvim Netzarim (The so-called “New Testament”) and the Gospel according to the Hebrews.< Less