A monograph on one of the great scholars who was a central figure in the critical period following the destruction of the Second Temple. Emphasizing the impact of Rabbi Eliezer's Halakhot, Professor Gilat vividly reconstructs the evolution of the Halakhah since then. From the series ''Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Culture''.
Danacode:   110-10142 ISBN:  965-226-043-6 Language:   English Pages:   536 Weight:   1100 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1984 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
The book deals with stories about the Yavneh sages on two subjects: visiting the sick and consoling mourners. Their analysis fully displays their artistic, esthetic and ideological splendor. The stories examine, through human suffering, the theological qu