Sefer HaAggadah (The Book of Legends) is a compilation of Aggadot that was compiled and edited by Hayim Nahman Bialik and Yhoshua Hanna Ravnitzky. Buy a cheap copy of Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah: by Y.H. Rawnitzky. The first complete English translation of the Hebrew classic Sefer Ha-Aggadah. The Book of Legends Sefer Ha-Aggadah by William G. Braude, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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He may be talking about the implementation of the morals and ethics that people learn from the rich Jewish Aggadic literature. The authors of The Book of Legends choose the Babylonian Talmud as the main source of its Aggadah even though it is later and probably less original than the Israeli Talmud. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Inspired by Your Browsing History.
Sefer HaAggadah – Wikipedia
One of the few stories I remember is of Mary Magdalene. No trivia or quizzes yet. This is a wonderful book, however, it is limited in its scope because it deliberately selects more from later Aggadah and promulgates the chosen views of the authors.
Books by Hayyim Nahman Bialik. When they were finally written down, neither were they compiled into a single organized book.
I am still reading this book, and it continues to fascinate and enchant me with stories, wisdom, and, as I age, challenging my perspective. Michael Fessler rated it really liked it Sep 29, Provides Jewish Rabbinical insight and traditional oratorical views on numerous subjects under the sun and above it as well as details about many Old Testament characters not found in the Torah or the Bible.
The Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah
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The first complete English translation of the Hebrew classic Sefer Ha-Aggadah brings to the English-speaking world the greatest and best-loved anthology of classical Rabbinic literature ever compiled. Bialik leegnds Ravnitzky arranged topically a vast collection of Talmudic and midrashic material.
The Book of Legends Sefer Ha-Aggadah : Legends from the Talmud and Midrash
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Feb 15, Stephy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One samples it day by day, and then starts booo again. Rona Sharon rated it it was amazing May 15, This Midrash is not meant to be read continuously.
A captivating melange of wisdom and piety, fantasy and satire, Aggadah is the expressive medium of the Jewish creative genius. The detailed records demonstrate just how intricate their knowledge was in almost every aspect of their beliefs.
The arrangement of this compendium reflects the theological ha-aggaddah of the Rabbinic sages: Loosely translated as “legends”, Aggadah includes the genres of biblical exegesis, stories about biblical characters, the lives of the Talmudic era sages and their contemporary history, ha-aggadag, proverbs, and folklore.
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One samples it day by day, and then starts over aga This is a huge pages of collected Rabbinic legends, dreams and teachings of a book first published in Hebrew over eighty years ago. Their reason is that the Babylonian Talmud is better known to the hx-aggadah. This is because it contains elaborations of Biblical Old Testament teachings. John Ervin rated it it was amazing Oct 14, The first complete English translation of the Hebrew classic Sefer Ha-Aggadah brings to the English-speaking world the greatest and best-loved anthology of classical Rabbinic literature ever compiled.
In Hayim Nahman Bialik published an essay titled Halakah and Aggadah where he elaborates on the role of Halakah torah law and Aggadah lore as two key elements in Judaism that can only work hand in hand. Particularly since I was looking to study rabbinical beliefs about creation and the structure of the cosmos. This makes them hard to date. The Israelites believed it was crucial to study the Aggadah if you wished to understand the Bible and know God better. The records were conveyed orally and put into writing many hundreds of years after their origin.