Aggadah in the Halakhah
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Aggadic discourse comments on a received text, tells a story, or advocates an attitude or a proposition of normative conviction and conscience. Halakhic discourse expounds and analyzes a …

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Neusner, Jacob, “Aggadah in the Halakhah”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 21 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701

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