The Book of Jewish Wisdom: The Talmud of the Well-considered Life
The unique wisdom of Judaism comes from the Talmud and the Judaic sages' other ancient writings that preserve the tradition of the originally oral Torah, or Teachings of Moses. Sometimes surprising - "better sincere sin than hypocritical virtue" - and always penetrating and helpful - "who are rich? those who are happy with their lot" - the wisdom of the oral Torah is set forth on more than one hundred subjects, arranged alphabetically, in their sources' own words, here rendered in clear and easily readable English.
This is the "how-to" book for people who think deeply about everyday life: facing death of a loved one, the duties and rights of women and men together, busy-ness versus real achievement, deceit, gossip, discretion, virtue, honor, forbearance, forgiveness.
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( This is ) as it says ( Mal . 4 : 3 ) : “ And you shall tread down the wicked , for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet ( on the day when I act , says the Lord of hosts ] . ” But the sectarians , the informers ...
Rabbi Eliezer says : “ A generous spirit . ” Rabbi Joshua says : “ A good friend . ... He said to them : “ I prefer the opinion of Rabbi Eleazar ben Arakh , because in what he says is included everything you say .
R. Judah says , “ Beloved is suffering , for the name of the Omnipresent rests upon the one upon whom suffering comes , “ as it is said , ' So the Lord your God chastens you ' ( Deut . 8 : 5 ) . ” R. Jonathan says , “ Beloved is ...
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With his son, Noam, prolific rabbi-scholar Jacob Neusner (Judaism's Theological Voice, LJ 4/1/95) has compiled and edited an anthology of maxims, apothegms, and sayings of Jewish wisdom extracted from ... Čítať celú recenziu
How to Read This Book
Wise Advice of Sages to Their Children and Disciples
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