An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

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An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Edited by N. S. Hecht, B. S. Jackson, S. M. Passamaneck, D. Piattelli, A. M. Rabello

THE INSTITUTE OF JEWISH LAW BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Introduction xv
  • 1 - Biblical Law 1
  • Bibliography 15
  • 2 - Jewish Law During the Second Temple Period* 19
  • 6. Bibliography 51
  • Notes 52
  • 3 - Samaritan Halakhah 57
  • Bibliography 71
  • Notes. 72
  • 4 - Jewish Law and Hellenistic Legal Practice in the LIght of Greek Papyri from Egypt 75
  • 8. Selective Bibliography 91
  • Notes 91
  • 5 - Jewish Law During the Tannaitic Period 101
  • 7. Bibliography 139
  • 6 - Jewish and Roman Jurisdiction 141
  • 8. Bibliography 158
  • Notes: 160
  • 7 - The Age of the Talmud 169
  • 6. Bibliography 194
  • 8 - Halakhah and Law in the Period of the Geonim 197
  • 9. Bibliography 242
  • Notes 244
  • 9 - Karaite Halakhah 251
  • 8 Bibliography 266
  • Notes 266
  • 10 - Jewish Law in Spain and the Halakhic Activity of Its Scholars Before 1300 271
  • 7. Bibliography 298
  • 11 - Ashkenazim to 1300 299
  • 6. Bibliography 321
  • 12 - Toward Sunrise in the East 1300-1565 323
  • 7 Bibliography 353
  • Notes 355
  • 13 - Jewish Law from the Shulἤan Arukh to the Enlightenment 359
  • 6. Bibliography 376
  • 14 - Modern Responsa: 1800 to the Present 379
  • 5. Selected Bibliography 394
  • 15 - Jewish Law in the State of Israel 397
  • Bibliography 417
  • Notes 418
  • 16 - Postscript: the Judicial Process and the Nature of Jewish Law 421
  • Notes 435
  • Index of Sources 439
  • Index 457
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