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A general introduction to the beliefs, attitudes, and methods of the sacred text by which the Jewish people have lived and survived through the ages by a renowned Israeli rabbi, scholar, and teacher. The first book to capture the flavor and spirit of the Talmud as a human document and to summarize its main principles as an expression of divine law.

About the Author

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is internationally regarded as one of the leading scholars and rabbis of this century. His education includes a degree in mathematics from Hebrew University, in addition to his rabbinic studies. Rabbi Steinsaltz founded the Israel Institute for Talmudic Publications; under its aegis, he has published fifty-eight books on the Talmud, Jewish mysticism, religious thought, sociology, historical biography, and philosophy. His biography of the famed Rabbi Menachem Schneerson will be published in 2007. These books have been translated into Russian, English, French, Portuguese, Swedish, Japanese, and Dutch. He lives in Jerusalem.

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ISBN:
9780465020638
Author:
Steinsaltz, Adin
Publisher:
Basic Books
Subject:
Bibles and prayer books
Subject:
Talmud
Subject:
Judaism - Talmud
Subject:
General Religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19840306
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.00 in 11.50 oz

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