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Consensus in Rabbinic Theology (Aggadah) and the “Another Matter”-Composite
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Rabbinic Judaism accommodates diverse theological opinion in composites that follow a particular form. They are comprised by successive readings of a verse of Scripture in common, joined by the formula “davar aher,” meaning, “another matter.” But these turn out to…

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Neusner, Jacob, “Consensus in Rabbinic Theology (Aggadah) and the “Another Matter”-Composite”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 20 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0035>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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