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The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature
Fonrobert, Charlotte Elisheva and Martin†S. Jaffee, editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 pp. xxi + 412. $24.99

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Cambridge Companions to Religion


Description: This volume introduces students of rabbinic literature to the range of historical and interpretative questions surrounding the rabbinic texts of late antiquity. The editors, themselves well-known interpreters of Rabbinic literature, have gathered an international collection of scholars to support students' initial steps in confronting the enormous and complex rabbinic corpus. Unlike other introductions to Rabbinic writings, the present volume includes approaches shaped by anthropology, gender studies, oral-traditional studies, classics, and folklore studies.

Subjects: Bible, Mishnah, Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature, Literature

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Review by Joshua Schwartz
Published 7/12/2008
Citation: Joshua Schwartz, review of Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert and Martin S. Jaffee, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


Review by Daniel R. Schwartz
Published 3/14/2009
Citation: Daniel R. Schwartz, review of Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert and Martin†s. Jaffee, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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