Comp Consolidation: Rabbinics

Here are links to my posts for my rabbinics comps readings:

I. Mishnah, Tosefta, Midrash Halakhah

Alan J. Avery-Peck, Mishnah’s Division of Agriculture: A History and Theology of SederHere.

Baruch Bokser, The Origins of the SederHere, here.

Gerson Cohen, “The Talmudic Age.”  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.

Judah Goldin, “The Period of the Talmud.”  Here.

Moshe Halbertal, People of the Book.   Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

Martin Jaffee, Torah in the Mouth: Writing and Oral Tradition in Palestinian Judaism 200 BCE-400 CE.  Part 1, Part 2.

Sid Leiman, The Canonization of ScriptureSecond Degree Impure Food, Uninspired Canonical Books?.

Saul Lieberman, Hellenism in Jewish PalestineHere, here.

Study in Ancient Judaism 1Here.

Jacob Neusner, “Form and Meaning in Mishnah.”  Here.

Jacob Neusner, Introduction to Rabbinic Literature.  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

Jacob Neusner, Judaism: The Evidence of the Mishnah.  Part 1, Part 2.

Jacob Neusner, Uniting the Dual Torah: Sifra and the Problem of the MishnahPart 1Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

Shmuel Safrai, Literature of the SagesHere.

Robert Seltzer, Jewish People, Jewish ThoughtPart 1Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7.

H.L. Strack and G. Stemberger, Introduction to the Talmud and MidrashPart 1, Part 2Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6Part 7, Part 8.

Ben Zion Wacholder, “Messianism and Mishnah.”  Here.

Judith Romney Wegner, Chattel or Person?: The Status of Women in the Mishnah.  Here, here.

Richard Sarason, A History of the Mishnaic Law of Agriculture. III. Commentary.  Part 1, Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4 , Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12, Part 13, Part 14, Part 15, Part 16, Part 17, Part 18 , Part 19, Part 20.

Alberdina Houtman, Mishnah and Tosefta: A Synoptic Comparison of Tractates Berakhot and Shebiit.   Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8Part 9, Part 10 , Part 11, Part 12, Part 13, Part 14, Part 15.

Judith Hauptman, Rereading the Mishnah: A New Approach to Ancient Jewish TextsHere, here.  (Actually, this is about Hauptman’s “Mishnah as a Response to the Tosefta”.)

Steven Fraade, “Sifre Deuteronomy 26: How Conscious the Composition”.  Here.

Moshe David Herr, “Midreshei Halakhah.”  Here.

Jacob Lauterbach, “Midrash and Mishnah: A Study in the Early History of the Halakhah.”  Part 1Part 2, Part 3.

Ben Zion Wacholder, “The Date of the Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael.”  Here.

II. Midrash Aggadah

David Stern, “Midrash.”  Here.

Philip Alexander, “Midrash.”  Here.

Michael Fishbane, The Exegetical Imagination.  Here.

Michael Fishbane, “Torah and Tradition.”  Here.

Michael Fishbane, Garments of TorahHere.

Michael Fishbane, “Inner Biblical Exegesis.”  Here.

Michael Fishbane, Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking.  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7.

Steven Fraade, “Sifre Deuteronomy 26: How Conscious the Composition”.  Here.

Eugene Mihaly, “A Rabbinic Defense of the Election of Israel: An Analysis of Sifre Deuteronomy 32, 9, Pisqa 312.”  Here.

Judah Goldin, Studies in Midrash and Related LiteratureHere.

William Scott Green, “Writing with Scripture.”  Here.

Richard Sarason, “Interpreting Rabbinic Biblical Interpretation: The Problem of Midrash, Again.”  Here.

Moshe David Herr, “Aggadah.”  Here.

Moshe David Herr, “Midrash.”  Here.

Louis Jacobs, “Hermeneutics.”  Here.

James Kugel, “Two Introductions to Midrash.”  Here.

James L. Kugel and Rowan A. Greer, Early Biblical InterpretationPart 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

Geza Vermes, “Bible and Midrash”.  Here.

Joseph Heinemann, “The Nature of Aggadah”.  Here.

Saul Lieberman, Hellenism in Jewish PalestineHere, here.

George Foot Moore, “Christian Writers on Judaism.”  Here.

Henry Slonimsky, “The Philosophy Inherent in the Midrash.”  Here.

David Stern, “Imitatio Hominis: Anthropomorphism and the Character(s) of God in Rabbinic Literature.”  Here.

David Daube, “Rabbinic Methods of Interpretation and Hellenistic Rhetoric.”  Here.

Howard Eilberg-Schwartz, “Who’s Kidding Whom?  A Serious Reading of Rabbinic Word Plays.”  Here.

William Scott Green, “Romancing the Tome: Rabbinic Hermeneutics and the Theory of Literature.”  Here.

Raphael Loewe, “The ‘Plain’ Meaning of Scripture in Early Jewish Exegesis.”  Here.

Jacob Neusner, Invitation to Midrash.   Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10.

Barry Holtz, “Midrash.”  Here.

Lewis Barth, “The Midrashic Enterprise.”  Here.

Richard Sarason, “Toward a New Agendum for the Study of Rabbinic Midrashic Literature.”  Here.

Geoffrey Hartman, “The Struggle for the Text.”  Here.

Richard Sarason, “The Petichtot in Leviticus Rabbah: ‘Oral Homilies’ or Redactional Constructions?” Here.

David Stern, “Midrash and the Language of Exegesis.”  Here.

Shalom Spiegel, Last Trial.  Part 1, Part 2.

Jon Levenson, Death and Resurrection of the Beloved SonHere.

Alan Segal, Two Powers in HeavenPart 1, Part 2Part 3, Part 4.

Renee Bloch, “Midrash.”  Here.

Roger Le Deaut, “Apropos a Definition of Midrash.”  Here.

Geza Vermes, Scripture and Tradition in JudaismHere.

Israel Bettan, “Early Jewish Preaching in the Synagogue.”  Here.

Rabbinic Anthology.   Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10Part 11Part 12, Part 13, Part 14.

Richard Sarason, “Kadushin’s Study of Midrash: Value Concepts and Their Literary Embodiment”.  Here.

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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