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Author Jaffee, Martin S.

Title Torah in the mouth : writing and oral tradition in Palestinian Judaism, 200 BCE-400 CE / Martin S. Jaffee
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2001


Description 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
Contents Introduction; PART I. ORAL TRADITION AND SECOND TEMPLE SCRIBALISM: THE SPOKEN WORD AND IDEOLOGIES OF THE BOOK; One. Social Settings of Literacy and Scribal Orality; Two. Performative Reading and Text Interpretation at Qumran; Three. The Media of Pharisaic Text-Interpretive Tradition; PART II: ORAL TRADITION AND EARLY RABBINISM: THE SPOKEN WORD IN AN IDEOLOGY OF TRADITION; Four. Tannaitic Tradition as an Object of Rabbinic Reflection; Five. The Ideological Construction of Torah in the Mouth; Six. Composing the Tannaitic Oral-Literary Tradition
Seven. Torah in the Mouth in Galilean Discipleship CommunitiesEight. Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Citations; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; H; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; W; Y
Summary Through analysis of the evidence, Martin Jaffee shows that the Rabbinic tradition, as we have it in the present, developed through a mutual interpretation of oral and written modes but that the oral tradition always takes precedence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-228) and indexes
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Pentateuch -- History
Bible. Pentateuch -- Evidences, authority, etc
Bible. Pentateuch fast
Subject Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425.
Tradition (Judaism) -- History of doctrines
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism, Christian.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- History.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism, Christian
Authority -- Religious aspects
Judaism -- Post-exilic period (Judaism)
Judaism -- Talmudic period
Rabbinical literature
Rabbijnse literatuur.
Mondelinge literatuur.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1429403993