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The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud
Halivni, David Weiss
Rubenstein, Jeffrey L., translator

New York: Oxford University Press, 2013 pp. xxxv + 312. $65.00

Description: David Weiss Halivni and Translated by Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

The most comprehensive and detailed presentation of the history of the formation of the Babylonian Talmud by one of the world's leading Talmudic scholars

Offers a revolutionary theory of the dating and editing of the Babylonian Talmud, the authoritative source of Jewish law

Extensive study of the nature and processes of the editing of the Babylonian Talmud, with dozens of examples and analysis of Talmudic passages

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

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Review by Joshua Ezra Burns
Published 6/20/2014
Citation: Joshua Ezra Burns, review of David Weiss Halivni, The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2014).

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