Greatest Insights of the Talmudic Sages: A Roadmap for a Gratifying and Meaningful Life
183 Pages Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Date Written: September 16, 2019
This paper examines the sayings, maxims, stories, and aphorisms of the Talmud and Midrash in order to better understand the philosophy of life of Judaism’s ancient sages. More than 800 such recorded insights are examined and categorized. The sages of the Talmud were active from about 10 BCE until 500 CE, a period of more than 500 years, while most Midrash collections were written from the 2nd–10th centuries.
Keywords: Talmud, Midrash, Ethics, Argumentation, Talmudic Sayings, Business Ethics
JEL Classification: B11, M14
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