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Keywords: Babylonian TalmudClose
Journal: Studies in Late Antiquity
Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sarah Wolf This article offers the argument that suffering ( yisurin ) in the Babylonian Talmud functions as a locus for the relationship between God and rabbinic Jews. Scholars of rabbinic martyrdom and asceticism have tended to claim that the Talmud's positive portrayal of suffering...