The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Talmud: Wisdom of the Ages About Law, Religion, Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Mo (Paperback)

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An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle. This essential guide makes the ancient text of the "oral Torah" accessible for all readers, whether they're Jewish or not.

About the Author


Rabbi Aaron Parry has been involved with Jewish educational and rabbinic institutions for over 15 years, and is presently the education director of the international counter-cult organization Jews for Judaism. He holds a Master’s degree from New York State University in Jewish studies, and has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and Jerusalem Post.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781592572021
ISBN-10: 1592572022
Publisher: Alpha
Publication Date: July 6th, 2004
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback)