By Jonathan Lethem
In Jonathan Lethem's wryly humorous moment novel, we meet a tender guy named Chaos, who's dwelling in a film theater in post-apocalyptic Wyoming, ingesting alcohol, and consuming meals out of cans.
It's an strange and now and then insufferable lifestyles, yet Chaos quickly discovers that his post-nuclear fact could have no connection to the reality. So he's taking to the line with a woman named Melinda for you to locate solutions. because the pair travels throughout the usa they locate that, whereas each one city has been affected another way by way of the mysterious resource of the apocalypse, not one of the humans they meet can fill of their incomplete thoughts or resolution their questions. steadily, figures from Chaos's previous, together with a few who look purely less than the effect of intravenously administered medicinal drugs, make Chaos keep in mind a few of his forgotten lifestyles as a guy named Moon.
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All commentators encountered difficulty with this rule (see recently, Finkelstein's gloss, Sifra on Leviticus). We clearly should prefer the above interpretation proposed by my late teacher, Prof. S. Rosenthal (already set forth by R. Hillel in his commentary on Sifra, 'according to one inter pretation', but rejected by him). ' In both these instances S S T D has the meaning of 'similarly' (for this singular meaning of N S V see Sharvit, 'Studies', 119; Mishor, 'Yotze'). , SifNum, piska 69, p.
Akiva particularly mention several of his leading pupils; in other instances, a document is distin guished by the name it gives to a particular rabbi; (4) typical expositions that consistently appear a number of times in a school's text, or expositions that employ an interpretive principle typi cal of either school; (5) anonymous dicta whose attribution to the heads of either school is indicated by the parallels in the talmudic literature. As we stated in the beginning, the fundamental classification made on the basis of these criteria remains valid, though a comprehensive and more precise examination based on the same criteria teaches that the Akivan texts are to be further divided into two subgroups.
Akiva in the Bavli and especially the Yerushalmi. Unfortunately, Harris did not engage in a systematic examination of the midrashic methods in Tannaic literature itself as reflected in the Halakhic Midrashim and also evident in the baraitot cited in Amoraic literature (see discussion below). The lack of this central element in Harris's book significantly detracts from his conclusions that play down the disagreement between the schools of R. Yishmael and R. Akiva during the Tannaic period and present them in an unbalanced fashion.
Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem