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Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law. By Chaim N. Saiman. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. 320. $29.95 (cloth). ISBN: 9780691152110.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 September 2019

Don Seeman*
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Associate Professor of Religion and Jewish Studies, Emory University

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1 Asad, Talal, Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993)Google Scholar.

2 See Seeman, Don, “Kinship as Ethical Relation: A Critique of the Spiritual Kinship Paradigm,” in New Directions in Spiritual Kinship: Sacred Ties across the Abrahamic Religions, ed. Thomas, Todne, Malilk, Asiya, and Wellman, Rose (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017), 85108CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

3 The phrase “sea of Talmud” is invoked by Maimonides, among others, in his introduction to the Commentary on the Mishnah. See also Shir Ha-Shirim Rabbah 5:20

4 See Batnitzky, Leora, How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013)Google Scholar.

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