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Oral Torah—Mishnah and Talmud

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World

Oral Torah—Mishnah and Talmud

Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Within Judaism, two central texts form the basis for devotion to God through study. Grasp the nature of the Mishnah, a body of legal judgments and maxims teaching students how to think critically. Then encounter the Talmud, a vast analysis and commentary on the Mishnah and Jewish life—a marvel of world literature.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Reading Other People’s Scriptures
Reading Other People’s Scriptures
0 of 28 min
2
Image of Hinduism and the Vedas
Hinduism and the Vedas
0 of 29 min
3
Image of What Is Heard—Upanishads
What Is Heard—Upanishads
0 of 30 min
4
Image of What Is Remembered—Epics
What Is Remembered—Epics
0 of 33 min
5
Image of Laws of Manu and Bhagavad Gita
Laws of Manu and Bhagavad Gita
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Related Traditions—Sikh Scriptures
Related Traditions—Sikh Scriptures
0 of 29 min
7
Image of Judaism—People of the Book
Judaism—People of the Book
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Five Books of Torah
Five Books of Torah
0 of 29 min
9
Image of Prophets and Writings
Prophets and Writings
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Apocrypha and Dead Sea Scrolls
Apocrypha and Dead Sea Scrolls
0 of 31 min
11
Image of Oral Torah—Mishnah and Talmud
Oral Torah—Mishnah and Talmud
0 of 30 min
12
Image of Related Traditions—Zoroastrian Scriptures
Related Traditions—Zoroastrian Scriptures
0 of 31 min
13
Image of The Three Baskets of Buddhism
The Three Baskets of Buddhism
0 of 31 min
14
Image of Vinaya and Jataka
Vinaya and Jataka
0 of 32 min
15
Image of Theravada Sutras
Theravada Sutras
0 of 27 min
16
Image of Mahayana Sutras
Mahayana Sutras
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Pure Land Buddhism and Zen
Pure Land Buddhism and Zen
0 of 29 min
18
Image of Tibetan Vajrayana
Tibetan Vajrayana
0 of 29 min
19
Image of Related Traditions—Jain Scriptures
Related Traditions—Jain Scriptures
0 of 32 min
20
Image of Five Confucian Classics
Five Confucian Classics
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Four Books of Neo-Confucianism
Four Books of Neo-Confucianism
0 of 32 min
22
Image of Daoism and the Daodejing
Daoism and the Daodejing
0 of 31 min
23
Image of The Three Caverns of Daoist Scriptures
The Three Caverns of Daoist Scriptures
0 of 32 min
24
Image of Related Traditions—Shinto and Tenrikyo
Related Traditions—Shinto and Tenrikyo
0 of 31 min
25
Image of Christian Testaments Old and New
Christian Testaments Old and New
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Gospels and Acts
Gospels and Acts
0 of 28 min
27
Image of Letters and Apocalypse
Letters and Apocalypse
0 of 29 min
28
Image of Apocryphal Gospels
Apocryphal Gospels
0 of 29 min
29
Image of Related Traditions—Mormon Scriptures
Related Traditions—Mormon Scriptures
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Islam and Scriptural Recitation
Islam and Scriptural Recitation
0 of 31 min
31
Image of Holy Qur’an
Holy Qur’an
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Hadith and Sufism
Hadith and Sufism
0 of 30 min
33
Image of Related Traditions—Baha’i Scriptures
Related Traditions—Baha’i Scriptures
0 of 29 min
34
Image of Abandoned Scriptures—Egyptian and Mayan
Abandoned Scriptures—Egyptian and Mayan
0 of 33 min
35
Image of Secular Scripture—U.S. Constitution
Secular Scripture—U.S. Constitution
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Heavenly Books, Earthly Connections
Heavenly Books, Earthly Connections
0 of 30 min

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