Time and Life Cycle in Talmud and Midrash: Socio-Anthropological Perspectives (Judaism and Jewish Life)

By Nissan Rubin

Concentrating on the ideas of time and the existence cycle, this selection of articles examines Jewish lifestyles within the Talmudic interval in the course of the lens of Jewish legislation and customized of the time. The essays are the paintings of Nissan Rubin (one of them written in collaboration with Admiel Kosman) and are available jointly to provide the cultural point of view of the sages and students who produced the stepping-stones of Jewish existence and customized. through the use of a structural procedure, Rubin is ready to determine procedures of long term swap in a society that is still principally conventional and sturdy. Symbolic research offers an extra measurement to those experiences, allowing the reader to adventure the cultural subtexts.

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