Essays in the Halakhah and its History

Essays in the Halakhah and its History
Shalom Albeck

The studies assembled in this book discuss some of the fundamentals of Jewish law and its guiding principles. From these principles arise conclusions to other topics, including the special significance of the Ten Commandments, the nature of decision-making of the Judges in the Talmud, the modern use of ancient law, the creation of future rights, usury in the Talmud, intention in the criminal law of the Talmud, Rabbenu Tam's attitude to the problems of his time, the principles of public law in the Jewish communities of Spain in the Middle Ages, and the relationship between Jewish law and Jewish studies. Anyone interested in Jewish culture, religion, history and sociology of the Jews, the Talmud and Jewish law will find this collection full of new information, annotations, methodology and thought.

Danacode:   110-20175 ISBN:  978-965-226-414-5 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   214 Weight:   750 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   03/2012 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press

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