Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures (Jewish Culture and Contexts)
Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Becoming the People of the Talmud offers a unique and highly original contribution to our understanding of Jewish culture in the Middle Ages. The book indubitably places Talya Fishman in the vanguard of scholarly research.'--Israel J. Yuval Hebrew University of Jerusalem'For every historian of intellectual history of the (Christian) High Middle Ages the book is a must.'--Journal of Transcultural Medieval Studies'Talya Fishman's ambitious new study . . . indicates the sweep of the issues that are a significant part of Jewish cultural history from late antiquity through the High Middle Ages.'--American Historical Review'An indispensable study whose exemplary exposition of Jewish attitudes toward oral written and legal matters may well spark comparisons with other cultures for Fishman has brilliantly shown that words can produce meaning through their epistemological categorization as oral or written a categorization that itself remains undetermined by their actual mediatic support.'--Law and History Review'A vital addition to any Jewish studies library in America.'--Jewish Book World Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Talya Fishman is Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Shaking the Pillars of Exile: 'Voice of a Fool' an Early Modern Jewish Critique of Rabbinic Culture.