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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....
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Introducing the Talmud

The Talmud is a canonical work of Jewish literature that collects the ideas and arguments of rabbis who lived between the first and eighth centuries CE. This module explains the basics of how the Talmud was composed, why the Talmud matters and how it is accessed today. ...
Reading
5 видео (всего 33 мин.), 9 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video5 видео
Video 1 Why Study Talmud?5мин
Video 2 Where Does the Talmud Come From?5мин
Video 3 How the Talmud Works-An Overview6мин
Video 4 The Talmud's Interpreters11мин
Reading9 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Meet Your Professors10мин
Grading & Logistics10мин
Additional Resources10мин
Special Thanks & Permissions10мин
Full Glossary10мин
Module 1 Glossary10мин
Module 1 Rabbi Genealogy & Maps10мин
Video 2 Texts & Translations10мин
Video 3 Texts & Translations10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 1 Quiz12мин

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False Testimony From Bible to Rabbis

The Talmud relies heavily on the authority and substance of its canonical predecessor, the Hebrew Bible. This module charts a trajectory from the biblical origins of the treatment of false testimony in Deuteronomy through its treatment within the second temple apocryphal book Susannah and the early Rabbinic law code, the Mishnah. ...
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4 видео (всего 31 мин.), 5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video4 видео
Video 6 Evolution of Testimony Scenarios in Biblical, Second Temple and Rabbinic Literature8мин
Video 7 Overview of Mishnah - What it is and how it works6мин
Video 8 How Was the Mishnah Organized8мин
Reading5 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Module 2 Glossary10мин
Video 5 Text & Translations10мин
Video 6 Texts & Translations10мин
Video 7 Texts & Translations10мин
Video 8 Texts & Translations10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 2 Quiz12мин

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Reading the Bible & Rabbinic Logic

Interpretation is a major component of Rabbinic literature and the Talmud. This module introduces the specific features of Rabbinic interpretation of the Hebrew Bible—its assumptions and its reading tools. ...
Reading
3 видео (всего 28 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video3 видео
Video 10 Using Logic in Reading Critically7мин
Video 11 Reading the Bible Like a Rabbi9мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Video 9 Texts & Translations10мин
Module 3 Glossary10мин
Video 10 Texts & Translations10мин
Video 11 Texts & Translations10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 3 Quiz10мин

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Redaction & Textual Witnesses

Textual Criticism is a form of reading that looks to explain the meaning of a text by figuring out aspects of its composition history. This module will show how Talmudic passages are typically constructed and what scholars can do to figure out the original meaning of a text. ...
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3 видео (всего 26 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video3 видео
Video 13 How Loyally Were Materials Transmitted7мин
Video 14 How Redactors Built a Talmudic Passage7мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Video12 Texts & Translations10мин
Module 4 Glossary10мин
Video 13 Texts & Translations10мин
Video 14 Texts & Translations10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 4 Quiz8мин
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автор: KRJan 20th 2017

Best course I've experienced on Coursera so far! Really engaging and not 'dumbed down'. Fantastic and charismatic professor and assistant. Already recommended the course to many friends.

автор: BLJan 8th 2017

This course is both a traditional and non-traditional Talmud course. The non-traditional gives a historic prospective of the basis of Talmud with a modern view of its derivation.

Преподаватель

Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

Associate Professor
Religious Studies

О Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. ...

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