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The Rabbinic Traditions about the Pharisees Before 70 AD (3 vols.)

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Overview

Several generations of scholars have produced histories of Second Temple Judaism, but none have systematically analyzed the Pharisaic-rabbinic traditions those histories cite. Consequently, scholars often refer to rabbinic traditions about the Pharisees as though everyone knows how the Jews of this period passed on these traditions—and to what extent they are historically reliable.

Prolific scholar Jacob Neusner produces an accurate history of the Pharisaic masters and houses in the Second-Temple period in Palestine. In the first part of this three-volume set, Neusner focuses on the Pharisaic masters. In Part II, he describes the Pharisaic houses, and in Part III, he provides a summary of his ideas.

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For more on the history of the Pharisees in Palestine, check out Pharisees, Scribes, and Sadducees in Palestinian Society.

Looking for more from distinguished Jewish scholar Jacob Neusner? Try the Jacob Neusner Jewish Studies Bundle, 99 volumes on Jewish history, religion, philosophy, and more.

  • Provides a comprehensive study of the Pharisaic masters and houses in Palestine before 70 AD
  • Gathers a wealth of research using primary sources
  • Includes multiple indices for clarification of terms
  • Title: The Rabbinic Traditions about the Pharisees Before 70 AD
  • Author: Jacob Neusner
  • Series: Dove Studies in Bible, Language, and History
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Volumes: 3
  • Pages: 1,248
  • Resource Type: Monographs
  • Topic: Judaica
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The Rabbinic Traditions About the Pharisees Before 70, Part I: The Masters

  • Author: Jacob Neusner
  • Series: Dove Studies in Bible, Language, and History
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 436

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In this volume, Jacob Neusner focuses his attention on the traditions of such Pharisaic masters as Simeon the Just, Antigonus of Sokho, Yohanan the High Priest, and others.

The Rabbinic Traditions About the Pharisees Before 70, Part II: The Houses

  • Author: Jacob Neusner
  • Series: Dove Studies in Bible, Language, and History
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 368

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Jacob Neusner analyzes the Pharisaic houses of the Second-Temple period in Palestine before 70 C.E. He focuses on the houses of the Tannaitic Midrashim, including Ishmael and Simeon Yohai, as well as the houses of Mishnah-Tosefta and Beraitot, including Zera’im, Mo’ed, Nashim, and others. Neusner also provides collections of houses-disputes in Mishnah-Tosefta.

The Rabbinic Traditions About the Pharisees Before 70, Part III: Conclusions

  • Author: Jacob Neusner
  • Series: Dove Studies in Bible, Language, and History
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 444

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Having examined the individual pericopae from formal, literary, historical, and redactional-critical perspectives in the first two volumes of this collection, Neusner characterizes the literary and historical traits of the tradition as a whole in Part III. He expounds on the types and forms of tradition of the Pharisees during the Second-Temple period and explains the legal traditions and historical narratives handed down by the Pharisees during this time.

Jacob Neusner

Jacob Neusner (1932–2016) was a preeminent scholar of ancient Judaism and one of the most published authors ever, with more than 900 original volumes to his name. He was educated at Harvard University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the University of Oxford, and Yale University. He was research professor of theology and senior fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. Neusner’s work has been highly influential, if sometimes controversial. He pioneered applying “form criticism” to Rabbinic texts, and aimed at a humanistic and academic reading of ancient Jewish literature.

Nesuner’s works include the Jacob Neusner Jewish Studies Bundle (99 vols.).

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