Oral Torah—Mishnah and Talmud
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
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.