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The Mishnah: A New Translation
The Mishna, a six-part codification of oral rabbinic law, is the basis of the Talmud. It is one of the two holy books upon which Judaism has been constructed. This edition aims to provide as close toExpand
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The economics of the Mishnah
In this compelling study, Jacob Neusner argues that economics is an active and generative ingredient of the system of the Mishnah. The Mishnah directly addresses such economic concerns as the valueExpand
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Comparative Religious Ethics: A Narrative Approach
Preface.Acknowledgments.Part I: Post/Modern Stories of War and Peace.Introduction: Storytelling and Comparative Religious Ethics.1. Religion, Ethics and Storytelling.Religion: The Sacred and theExpand
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Map without Territory: Mishnah's System of Sacrifice and Sanctuary
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  • History
  • History of Religions
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The proper mode of comparison of religions is through the juxtaposition and contrast of complete systems, not of mere details. But for that purpose, the work of systemic description andExpand
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Altruism in world religions
Preface Introduction: Altruism and the Study of Religion William Scott Green 1. Altruism in Greco-Roman Philosophy Robert M. Berchman 2. Altruism in Classical Judaism Jacob Neusner and Alan J.Expand
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Invitation to the Talmud: A Teaching Book
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