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Talmud

the ancient law of the Jews, originally oral but later written down. It is now codified and is influential in dispute resolution among Jews. See DIN TORAH; BETH DIN.
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The uncritical and gullible reading of the Talmud and Midrash and the failure to keep up with ambitious scholarship on the very problems discussed in these pages do not win one's confidence in Rubin's theses, which appear arbitrary and fabricated.
Isaiah in Talmud and Midrash; a source books, part B: The later midrash-complications and the Bavli.
For example, referring to Shamma Friedman, Gunter Stemberger states that "the Tosefta often seems to have the more original arrangement as well as the more primitive form of the halakhah itself"; he emphasizes that the connections between the Tosefta and the Mishnah are "similar to the basic facts of the synoptic problem in New Testament studies" (Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash, p.
Since Hermann Strack's Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash first appeared in translation in 1931, it has been the premier reference volume in English for all those who wish to wade into the sea of rabbinic scholarship.