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Author Skibell, Joseph
Title Six Memos from the Last Millennium : A Novelist Reads the Talmud
Imprint Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2016
©2016
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Descript 1 online resource (265 pages)
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Series Exploring Jewish Arts and Culture
Exploring Jewish Arts and Culture
Note Intro -- A Note on the Title -- Acknowledgments -- A Novelist Reads the Talmud: An Introduction -- Timeline of Relevant Events, According to Rabbinic Tradition -- Memo One. Rabbi Yohanan and Rabbi Shimon ben Lakish -- 1. Eros and Alchemy in the Waters of the Jordan -- Memo Two. Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai -- 2. Turning the Hearts of Fathers -- Memo Three A, B, and C. Rabbi Elazar ben Rabbi Shimon, Rabbi Pinhas ben Yair, and Rabbi Judah ben Gerim -- 3. Towards the Hearts of Sons -- Memo Four. Rabban Gamliel II of Yavneh, Rabbi Joshua ben Hananiah, and Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus -- 4. The Gate of a Broken Heart -- Memo Five. Rabbi Akiva, Shimon ben Azzai, Shimon ben Zoma, and Elisha ben Avuyah -- 5. Revelation, Retribution, Perdition, Ecstasy, and Bliss: An Epic Canvas -- Endnotes -- Glossary
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Link Print version: Skibell, Joseph Six Memos from the Last Millennium : A Novelist Reads the Talmud Austin, TX : University of Texas Press,c2016 9781477307342
Subject Talmud--Biography
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