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Jacob Neusner (1932–2016)

Autor(a) de The Mishnah: A New Translation

622+ Works 7,517 Membros 35 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

Jacob Neusner was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 28, 1932. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard University in 1953. He studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, where he was ordained a Conservative rabbi and received a master's degree in Hebrew letters in mostrar mais 1960. He also received a doctorate in religion from Columbia University. He taught at Dartmouth College, Brown University, and the University of South Florida before joining the religion department at Bard College in 1994. He retired from there in 2014. He was a religious historian and one of the world's foremost scholars of Jewish rabbinical texts. He published more than 900 books during his lifetime including A Life of Yohanan ben Zakkai; The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism; Judaism: The Evidence of the Mishnah; Strangers at Home: The 'Holocaust,' Zionism, and American Judaism; Translating the Classics of Judaism: In Theory and in Practice; Why There Never Was a 'Talmud of Caesarea': Saul Lieberman's Mistakes; and Judaism: An Introduction. He wrote The Bible and Us: A Priest and a Rabbi Read Scripture Together with Andrew M. Greeley and A Rabbi Talks with Jesus with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI. He also edited and translated, with others, nearly the entirety of the Jewish rabbinical texts. He died on October 8, 2016 at the age of 84. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Jacob Neusner

The Mishnah: A New Translation (1988) 278 exemplares
A Rabbi Talks with Jesus (1993) 261 exemplares
The Mishnah: An Introduction (1988) 78 exemplares
Torah from Our Sages: Pirke Avot (1985) 75 exemplares
The Midrash: An Introduction (1990) 66 exemplares
Learn Mishnah (1809) 55 exemplares
Judaism: The Basics (2006) 52 exemplares
A Midrash Reader (1990) 52 exemplares
The encyclopaedia of Judaism (1999) 48 exemplares
Death and Birth of Judaism (1987) 42 exemplares
Judaism: An Introduction (2002) 41 exemplares
Recovering Judaism (2000) 40 exemplares
Learn Talmud (1978) — Autor — 37 exemplares
The Emergence of Judaism (2000) 36 exemplares
Jewish-Christian Debates (1998) 35 exemplares
Judaism in Late Antiquity (1995) 32 exemplares
The Talmud of Babylonia (1984) 32 exemplares
A Short History of Judaism (1992) 28 exemplares
The Talmud: A Close Encounter (1991) 22 exemplares
The Blackwell Reader in Judaism (2001) 22 exemplares
The Mishnah: Social Perspectives (1999) 21 exemplares
Israel in America (1985) 21 exemplares
Foundations of Judaism (1989) 21 exemplares
Altruism in World Religions (2005) 19 exemplares
Meet Our Sages (1656) 16 exemplares
Sifra (1985) 15 exemplares
Approaches to Ancient Judaism (1990) 14 exemplares
The Parthian Period (1965) 14 exemplares
Sifre to Deuteronomy (1987) 10 exemplares
The Religious Study of Judaism (1986) 9 exemplares
Death and the afterlife (2000) 8 exemplares
Aphrahat and Judaism (1971) 8 exemplares
Sifre to Numbers (1986) 6 exemplares
The Mishnah before 70 (1987) 6 exemplares
The modern study of the Mishnah (1973) 6 exemplares
First steps in the Talmud (2010) 5 exemplares
The Early Sasanian Period (1966) 5 exemplares
How the halakhah unfolds (2006) 4 exemplares
Comparative Midrash (1986) 4 exemplares
The rabbis and the prophets (2010) 3 exemplares
Purity in Rabbinic Judaism (1994) 3 exemplares
Rabbi David (2012) 3 exemplares
Hosea in Talmud and Midrash (2006) 3 exemplares
I fondamenti del giudaismo (1995) 3 exemplares
Tractate Sotah (1984) 3 exemplares
Paradigms in Passage (1988) 3 exemplares
The Bavli and its Sources (1987) 3 exemplares
The Two Talmuds Compared (1996) 2 exemplares
Sifra in perspective (1988) 2 exemplares
The Talmud as Anthropology. (1979) 2 exemplares
Il Talmud. Cos'è e cosa dice (2009) 2 exemplares
Un rabbin parle avec Jésus (2008) 2 exemplares
Talmud of Babylonia XVI (2000) 2 exemplares
Sifre zutta to Numbers (2009) 2 exemplares
Neusner on Judaism (2017) 2 exemplares
Study of Ancient Judaism (1982) 2 exemplares
The Unity of Rabbinic Discourse (2001) 2 exemplares
History & Torah 1 exemplar
Common Ground 1 exemplar
The Mishnah : A new translation — Tradutor — 1 exemplar
Field of Family Therapy (1970) 1 exemplar
Judaism: the way of Torah (1969) 1 exemplar
The Halakhah and the Aggadah (2001) 1 exemplar
Reading and Believing (1986) 1 exemplar
From Tradition to Imitation (1987) 1 exemplar
The Bavli : an introduction (1992) 1 exemplar
The Talmud (1995) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Everyman's Talmud: The Major Teachings of the Rabbinic Sages (1932) — Prefácio, algumas edições922 exemplares
Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period (1989) — Editor — 66 exemplares
Memory and Manuscript (1961) — Prefácio — 55 exemplares
The Brother of Jesus: James the Just and His Mission (2001) — Editor — 45 exemplares
The Seleucid, Parthian and Sasanid Periods, Part 2 of 2 (1656) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Placing himself within the context of the Gospel of Matthew, Rabbi Neusner imagines himself in a dialog with Jesus evaluating His teachings with that of the Torah of Moses. Rabbi Neusner explores the reasons Christians believe in Jesus Christ and the Kingdom of Heaven, while Jews continue to believe in the Torah of Moses and a kingdom of priests and a holy people on earth. He explains why he was not convinced that Jesus is the promised Messiah. Reading the book helped to deepen my Catholic Faith.… (mais)
DominicanScholar | 1 outra crítica | Jul 9, 2022 |
Murtra | Sep 10, 2021 |
Despite Rabbi Neusner's claim that Judaism is androgynous, based on what he says in his book he actually shows how male-oriented Judaism really is.
While the author distinguishes between the masculinity of the Bible and the femininity of the aggadah (the folkloric aspect), what Rabbi Neusner considers feminine is submissiveness. Yet this trait is stereotypically feminine as opposed to the stereotypically masculine traits of controller, ruler, and judge.
Androgynous Judaism is an interesting book to read; I just don't buy the author's premise.… (mais)
TI_GreenfieldMA | 1 outra crítica | Jul 23, 2021 |


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