10. The Babylonian Consolidation of Rabbinic Judaism

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Shai Secunda

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch10

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Secunda, S. (2012) The Babylonian Consolidation of Rabbinic Judaism, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch10

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • Babylonian consolidation, of Rabbinic Judaism;
  • Diaspora (Golah/Galut);
  • Jews, in the land of Israel, and those outside it;
  • Jewish identity, shaped by the homeland–Diaspora split;
  • Babylonian Talmud, and its influence;
  • the Bavli, culmination of the classical rabbinic project;
  • World of the Talmud;
  • Zoroastrian–Jewish encounter;
  • the Bavli and Babylonian Judaism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Influence of the Babylonian Talmud (the Bavli)

  • Neither Here nor There: What Is the Babylonian Talmud?

  • The World of the Talmud

  • Text and Context

  • References