Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

by Jacob Neusner

  • ISBN: 9780385497510
  • ISBN10: 0385497512

Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

by Jacob Neusner

  • List Price: $22.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Publish date: 12/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780385497510
  • ISBN10: 0385497512
used Add to Cart $2.80
You save: 88%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $30.16
Marketplace Item
Description: The rabbis are as important today as they were two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the literature that came to be named after them. The Mishnah, the Tosefta, the Talmuds, the collections of Midrash, and other writings ascribed to the ancient rabbis -- the oral Torah -- were gradually produced between the first and the seventh century of the Common Era. What began as comments and decisions on practical matters made by the rabbis were eventually written down and preserved. Over time, the literature grew and constantly changed, eventually evolving into a widely diverse collection of material. Regardless of what form it took, rabbinic literature guided and shaped Jewish life.

Opening the vast pages of rabbinic literature is like entering a conversation already in progress. To understand and appreciate what is going on, some basic things about the content, purpose, and context of the speakers need to be known.

In "Introduction to Rabbinic Literature", legendary author and teacher Jacob Neusner distills a lifetime of scholarship on the essence of what has been received from the rabbis. This book gives readers everything they need to know to understand rabbinic literature. It explores the formative age and the forces that gave rise to rabbinic literature, and tells in a simple, straightforward way what these documents are, where to find them, how to read them, and why their content matters. Best of all, Neusner masterfully covers all this in one relatively compact volume that novice and expert both can appreciate.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Seattle Goodwill
Location: Seattle, WA
Condition: Acceptable
Shipping Icon
May have some shelf-wear due to normal use.
Price:
$2.80
Comments:
May have some shelf-wear due to normal use.
Seller: ValueVariety
Location: Salisbury, NC
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
COVER SLIGHTLY BENT, WORN EDGES, STAIN ON OUTER PAGES AND SOME ON THE INSIDE,
[...]
Price:
$4.17
Comments:
COVER SLIGHTLY BENT, WORN EDGES, STAIN ON OUTER PAGES AND SOME ON THE INSIDE,
[...]
Seller: HPB-Emerald
Location: Carrollton, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$6.46
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Very Good
Very Good condition. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner's name, short gifter's inscription or light stamp.
Price:
$7.30
Comments:
Very Good condition. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner's name, short gifter's inscription or light stamp.
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Good
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
Price:
$7.30
Comments:
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
Seller: HPB Inc.
Location: Carrollton, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$11.23
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Sheboygan, WI Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$30.16
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Buy The Book
Location: Spring, TX
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$39.93
Comments:
Seller: realbooksrbetter
Location: Thompsons Station, TN
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Size: 9x5x1; Like New Condition! Ships within 24 hours!
Price:
$45.55
Comments:
Size: 9x5x1; Like New Condition! Ships within 24 hours!
Seller: Bonita
Location: Newport Coast, CA
Condition: Good
Price:
$51.25
Comments:
Seller: GridFreed
Location: North Las Vegas, NV
Condition: New
Price:
$70.81
Comments:
Seller: Bonita
Location: Newport Coast, CA
Condition: New
Price:
$82.85
Comments:
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).