The Talmud is one of the richest and most complicated works of literature the world has ever known. Since being composed around 1500 years ago it has inspired not only religious reverence but significant intellectual engagement. In this course learners will be introduced to the unique characteristics of this text and the challenges that inhere in studying it while studying a chapter of the Talmud. Students of the course can expect to develop an appreciation for how the Talmud works and why it continues to inspire religious and intellectual devotion. They will be challenged to employ critical reading skills and to analyze legal and historical concepts.
The Talmud: A Methodological IntroductionNorthwestern University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE TALMUD: A METHODOLOGICAL INTRODUCTION
Now I can read the Talmud and understand the discussions presented in light of the explanations given in the course.
Very informative course. I would like to thank the team behind this course, I learned a lot from them.
This is a very well constructed introduction to the Talmud but I think it would be improved if it made more demands on the student in terms of reading assignments and exercises.
An outstanding look into the complexities and nuances of the the Talmud. Well-taught, thought-provoking, interesting...
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