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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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完成时间为 2 小时

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 个视频(共 33 分钟), 9 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video5 个视频
Video 1 Why Study Talmud?5分钟
Video 2 Where Does the Talmud Come From?5分钟
Video 3 How the Talmud Works-An Overview6分钟
Video 4 The Talmud's Interpreters11分钟
Reading9 个阅读材料
Meet Your Professors10分钟
Grading & Logistics10分钟
Additional Resources10分钟
Special Thanks & Permissions10分钟
Full Glossary10分钟
Module 1 Glossary10分钟
Module 1 Rabbi Genealogy & Maps10分钟
Video 2 Texts & Translations10分钟
Video 3 Texts & Translations10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 1 Quiz12分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

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. ...
Reading
4 个视频(共 31 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
Video 6 Evolution of Testimony Scenarios in Biblical, Second Temple and Rabbinic Literature8分钟
Video 7 Overview of Mishnah - What it is and how it works6分钟
Video 8 How Was the Mishnah Organized8分钟
Reading5 个阅读材料
Module 2 Glossary10分钟
Video 5 Text & Translations10分钟
Video 6 Texts & Translations10分钟
Video 7 Texts & Translations10分钟
Video 8 Texts & Translations10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 2 Quiz12分钟

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完成时间为 1 小时

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 个视频(共 28 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video3 个视频
Video 10 Using Logic in Reading Critically7分钟
Video 11 Reading the Bible Like a Rabbi9分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
Video 9 Texts & Translations10分钟
Module 3 Glossary10分钟
Video 10 Texts & Translations10分钟
Video 11 Texts & Translations10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 3 Quiz10分钟

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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. ...
Reading
3 个视频(共 26 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video3 个视频
Video 13 How Loyally Were Materials Transmitted7分钟
Video 14 How Redactors Built a Talmudic Passage7分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
Video12 Texts & Translations10分钟
Module 4 Glossary10分钟
Video 13 Texts & Translations10分钟
Video 14 Texts & Translations10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 4 Quiz8分钟
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创建者 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.

创建者 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.

讲师

Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

Associate Professor
Religious Studies

关于 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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