Amos in Talmud and Midrash: A Source Book (Studies in Judaism)

Amos in Talmud and Midrash: A Source Book (Studies in Judaism)

By: Jacob Neusner (author)Paperback

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In the first six centuries of the Common Era, the Rabbis of formative Judaism, from the Mishnah through the Bavli, consulted the ancient Israelite prophets for guidance on issues of theology, law, history, and literature. In this anthology, Jacob Neusner collects and arranges in documentary sequence the Rabbinic comments on verses in the biblical prophet Amos.

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Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Professor of History and Theology of Judaism and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.


Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Amos in the Mishnah, Tractate Abot, and the Tosefta Chapter 3 Amos in Sifra, the Two Sifres and Mekhilta Attributed to R. Ishmael Chapter 4 Amos in the Yerushalmi Chapter 5 Amos in Genesis Rabbah, Leviticus Rabbi, and Pesiqta Derab Kahana Chapter 6 Amos in Esther Rabbah I, Ruth Rabbah, Song of Songs Rabbah, and Lamentations Rabbah, Abot DeRabbi Natan Chapter 7 Amos in the Bavli Part 8 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780761835936
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 153
  • ID: 9780761835936
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 0761835938

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