Atlanta, Ga. ; Scholars Press, 1991. Item #32728
Original Cloth. 8vo. XVI, 162 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Contents: Literary History and the Perspective of Ultimate Redaction. A Reprise of the Argument of Making the Classics in Judaism. The Three Stages of Literary Formation - The Unrealized Talmud of Sifra. Cases in Bavli Menahot Chapters Six, Seven, and Eight - The Unrealized Talmud of Tosefta. The Cases of Bavli and Yerushalmi Berakhot - Other Unrealized Talmuds. The Case of Statements Accorded Tannaite Status and Subjected to Sustained Critical Analysis in the Manner of the Talmud to the Mishnah - Now the Bavli Shaped Rabbinic Discourse - Epilogue: The Debate with Halivni - Appendix: Two Cases of the Argument from Attributions - 1. Kalmin's Appeal to Nonattributions - 2. Kraemer's Appeal to Attributions. South Florida studies in the history of Judaism 33. Subjects: Rabbinical literature - History and criticism. Rabbinische Literatur Talmud - Criticism, Redaction. Talmud - Sources. Mishnah - Comparative studies. Tosefta - Comparative studies. Sifra - Comparative studies. Talmud. Condition. (NEUSNER-1-10).