Lost Documents of Rabbinic Judaism

Lost Documents of Rabbinic Judaism

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Neusner assembles anomalous compositions that occur in the Mishnah, Tosefta, four Tannaite Midrashim, and Genesis Rabbah, and he further tests the uniformity of the forms that govern in a familiar chapter of the Bavli, showing that some documents do not conform to the indicative rules of rhetoric, topic, and logic.I rely upon the criteria established for t he norm of the Mishnah to identify what in the Tosefta points to a lost document. ... to sea and from north to east, they shall run to and fro, to seek the word of the Lord, but they shall not find it (Amos 8:12).

Title:Lost Documents of Rabbinic Judaism
Author:Jacob Neusner
Publisher:University Press of America - 2010-07-15


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