The Wit and Wisdom of the Talmud: Proverbs, Sayings, and Parables for the Ages proverbs, sayings, and parables for the ages

by George J. Lankevich

Book, 2002

Barcode

123461252

Call number

101 LAN

Publication

Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, c2002.

Description

In Jewish tradition, the Talmud embodies the laws of Judaism, as well as a way of study and intellectual development. Composed of two works, the Mishnah and the Gemara, the Talmud is believed to provide serious students with one of the most sacred of experiences. It is, in fact, the Torah (the Old Testament) and the Talmud that offer the tenets of the Jewish religion. Here, in this classic work, which represents nearly 2,000 years of learning, are those pearls of wisdom that have served as a daily guide for countless generations of people throughout the world. Some may be familiar to you; others may be new. Some may provoke a laugh; others, a tear. All, however, offer illuminating insights and direction that can provide a foundation for a compassionate and focused life.… (more)

Original language

Hebrew

ISBN

0757000215 / 9780757000218
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