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
Review by Joshua Ezra Burns
Citation: Joshua Ezra Burns, review of David Weiss Halivni, The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).
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