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Talmud
(5,043 words)

The Talmud as a Compendium of Jewish Life and Teaching

1. “The Talmud and all of its expansions form the backbone of Jewish tradition.”1 The Talmud (Heb., talmud, ‘study,’ ‘instruction,’ ‘doctrine’) is appropriat…

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Deines, Roland, “Talmud”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 21 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00442>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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