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Oral law: Quiz


Question 1: a habit, or custom with legal relevance or when the formal law expressly refers to it (but in this latter case, it is properly an indirect source of legal ________ and obligations);
UtilitarianismImmanuel KantRightsJustice

Question 2: Although the Hebrew term "________" is often translated as "Law", its actual meaning is "Instruction" or "Teaching".

Question 3: Rabbinic Judaism holds that the books of the ________ were transmitted in parallel with an oral tradition, as relayed by the scholarly and other religious leaders of each generation.
KetuvimChristianity and JudaismTanakhNevi'im

Question 4: Thus, in Judaism, the "Written Instruction" (Torah she-bi-khtav תורה שבכתב) comprises the Torah and the rest of the Tanakh; the "Oral Instruction" (Torah she-be'al peh תורה שבעל פה) was ultimately recorded in the ________ (lit.
Rabbinic literatureMidrashJewish philosophyTalmud

Question 5: An oral law is a code of conduct in use in a given ________, religion or community application, by which a body of rules of human behaviour is transmitted by oral tradition and effectively respected, or the single rule that is orally transmitted.
Human rightsSlaveryCultureFamily

Question 6: The oral tradition (from the ________ tradere = to transmit) is the typical instrument of transmission of the oral codes or, in a more general sense, is the complex of what a culture transmits of itself among the generations, "from father to son".
LatinVulgar LatinOld LatinRoman Empire

Question 7: The interpretation of the ________ is thus considered as the authoritative reading of the Written Torah.
HalakhaKabbalahJudaismOral Torah

Question 8: a spoken command or order that has to be respected as a ________ (in most modern western legal systems, some dispositions can be issued by word in given cases of emergency).
LawScots lawXeerSharia

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