Judaism and Zoroastrianism at the Dusk of Late Antiquity: How Two Ancient Faiths Wrote Down Their Great Traditions (Studies in the History of Judaism)
By: Jacob Neusner (author)Hardback
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Describes and contrasts how two major religions approached the problem of writing down the traditions of the ages. Just before 700 A. D., Judaic sages compiled the Talmud of Babylonia; just after 800 A. D., Zoroastrian priests compiled the Pahlavi books. In both cases, the projects codified thought and became authorities for the later development o
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
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