Early Rabbinic Writings (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings by Hyam MacCoby

By Hyam MacCoby

Rabbinic texts are frequently pointed out in New testomony and outdated testomony experiences, yet hitherto there was no effortless method for a scholar to know the scope and diversity of the suitable rabbinic writings. This ebook introduces the scholar to the entire diversity of the early rabbinic writings, with a radical creation and notes, in order that either a bird's eye view of the literature in addition to shut aquaintance with usual and demanding texts will be received. this may allow the reader to embark on additional research with a clearer orientation. The booklet additionally goals to right many unsuitable perspectives approximately rabbinic Judaism coming up from outmoded conceptions of the relation among Christianity and Judaism.

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