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Deuteronomy in Judaism
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The book of Deuteronomy reaches Judaism through Sifre to Deuteronomy, attributed to Tannaite authors, a commentary to Deuteronomy completed ca. 300 c.e. Out of cases and examples, sages seek generalizations and governing principles. Since in the book of Deuteronomy, Moses explicitly sets forth a vision of Israel's future history, sages in …

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Neusner, Jacob, “Deuteronomy in Judaism”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0046>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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