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The Mishnah in Contemporary Perspective, Volume 2
Alan J. Avery Peck, Jacob Neusner, editors
Publication Date
March 2016


Now in Paperback!

This second volume of a two-part project on the Mishnah displays a broad selection of approaches to the study of the Mishnah in the contemporary academy. The work derives from Israel, North America, and Europe and shows the intellectual vitality of scholarship in all three centers of learning. What these articles show in diverse ways is that the Mishnah forms a critical focus of the study of Judaism.


  • The best of contemporary scholarship on the Mishnah
  • The most representative selection of contemporary Mishnah-study contributions available in any collection in a Western language
  • Paperback format of an essential Brill reference work

Alan J. Avery-Peck is Kraft-Hiatt Professor of Judaic Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is an author, co-author, and editor of numerous books and articles.

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. He is a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, and a Member of the Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. He is an author and editor of hundreds of books and articles.

View volume 1 of this set.