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Question 1: One feature of this method is the use of ________' Mishneh Torah as a guide to Talmudic interpretation, as distinct from its use as a source of practical halakha.
MaimonidesThomas AquinasSoulAverroes

Question 2: The rabbis recorded in the Mishnah are known as ________.
Elisha ben AbuyahHillel the ElderGamalielTannaim

Question 3: This may be interpreted as meaning that, following the restoration of the ________ and the line of ordained scholars, the work will be completed and "out of Zion shall go the Law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem".
JesusPhariseesBibleSanhedrin

Question 4: Generally, however, the Talmud is studied as a historical source-text for ________.
Hasidic JudaismHalakhaOrthodox JudaismHaredi Judaism

Question 5: After the death of ________, however, the center of Talmud scholarship shifts to Europe and North Africa.
Sephardi JewsKabbalahHai GaonBible

Question 6: ________, Sources and Traditions: Types of Compositions in the Talmud of Babylonia (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992).
Columbia UniversityAncient historyJacob NeusnerBrown University

Question 7: The Talmud was likewise the subject of the ________ in 1263 between Nahmanides (Rabbi Moses ben Nahman) and Christian convert, Pablo Christiani.
PhariseesDisputation of BarcelonaTorahJudaism

Question 8: But an alternative form, organized by subject matter instead of by biblical verse, became dominant about the year 200 C.E., when Rabbi Judah haNasi redacted the ________ (משנה).
ToseftaTalmudMishnahMinor tractate

Question 9: ________ similarly emphasizes the study of Talmud within its religious and rabbinic education.
JewsOrthodox JudaismJewish philosophyConservative Judaism

Question 10: As such, some adherents, most notably ________ and his followers, resisted any effort to apply historical methods that imputed specific motives to the authors of the Talmud.
Modern Orthodox JudaismJudaismHaredi JudaismSamson Raphael Hirsch
















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