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The Talmud and the Internet: A Journey Between Worlds

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The Talmud and the Internet, in which Jonathan Rosen examines the contradictions of his inheritance as a modern American and a Jew, is a moving and exhilarating meditation on modern technology and ancient religious impulses. Blending memoir, religious history and literary reflection Rosen explores the remarkable parallels between a page of Talmud and the homepage of a web site, and reflects on the contrasting lives and deaths of his American and European grandmothers.

Synopsis:

Rosen explores the contradictions of his inheritance and toggles between personal paradoxes and the larger world. Along the way, he chronicles the remarkable parallels between a page of the Talmud and the home page of a Web site.

About the Author

Jonathan Rosen is the author of the novel Eves Apple. He created the Arts & Letters section of The Forward, which he edited for ten years. His essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The American Scholar, and several anthologies. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374272388
Subtitle:
A Journey between Worlds
Author:
Rosen, Jonathan
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Religious aspects
Subject:
Internet
Subject:
Talmud
Subject:
Judaism - Talmud
Subject:
Judaism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
#99-103
Publication Date:
20010915
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.335 in 0.32 lb

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