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Title: The Spirits Behind The Law: The Talmudic Scholars
In this fine work, Rabbi Jonathan Duke portrays 15 of these scholars based on the stories of their lives that appear in Talmudic and Midrashic sources. By weaving the original accounts together with insightful analysis, he provides a human portrait of these treat teachers while remaining faithful to the poetry of the original narrative. With his work, we are able to understand the personalities behind the sugyot.
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