Tosefta Eduyot 1:1 On the Fear of Losing Torah and the Redaction of Tannaitic Materials

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Abstract

The rabbinic corpus is notoriously lacking in self-reflective descriptions of the rabbinic period and its literary products. Rabbinic sources rarely explain the nature of the rabbinic project: what rabbinic literature was meant to present, and why. But a few sources do give us a glimpse into the rabbis’ broader ambitions. One of the most well-known of these passages is the first tosefta in tractate Eduyot...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Land and Spirituality in Rabbinic Literature
Subtitle of host publicationA Memorial Volume for Yaakov Elman
EditorsShana Strauch Schick
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Chapter2
Pages38-50
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9789004503168
ISBN (Print)9789004503151
DOIs
StatePublished - 14 Feb 2022

Publication series

NameThe Brill reference library of Judaism
Volume71
ISSN (Electronic)1571-5000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Religious studies

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