The Sages: Character, Context & Creativity. Vol. 2: From Yavneh to the Bar Kochba Revolt. Binyamin Lau (Hardcover)
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Rabbi Dr. Binyamin (Benny) Lau is one of Israel's best known and most erudite and learned Modern Orthodox thinkers. The director and/or founder of numerous educational, religious, and social justice institutions, his is an important voice in the discussion of the place and shape of religion in the public sphere.
In this impressive volume, scholarly yet accessible, Rabbi Lau covers the first seven decades after the destruction of Jerusalem's Second Temple through the eyes of the Talmudic sages of those generations, their personalities, their worldviews, and how all of the abofe helped shape and determine Jewish history for centuries and millenia to come.
Hardcover, Dustjacket 435 pages
15.5 cm X 22.5 cm / 6.1" X 8.9"