- By Louis Finkelstein

Akiba

  • Title: Akiba
  • Author: Louis Finkelstein
  • ISBN: 9780876688069
  • Page: 102
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Akiba From the flap Rabbi Akiba the learned pious hero of this classic biography ranks in depth of intellect breadth of sympathy and clarity of vision with the foremost personalities in Jewish traditio

    From the flap Rabbi Akiba, the learned, pious hero of this classic biography, ranks in depth of intellect, breadth of sympathy, and clarity of vision with the foremost personalities in Jewish tradition.l According to Dr Finkelstein, Akiba dominated the whole scene of Jewish history for eighteen centuriesd possessed that colorful personality which made him the mos From the flap Rabbi Akiba, the learned, pious hero of this classic biography, ranks in depth of intellect, breadth of sympathy, and clarity of vision with the foremost personalities in Jewish tradition.l According to Dr Finkelstein, Akiba dominated the whole scene of Jewish history for eighteen centuriesd possessed that colorful personality which made him the most revered, as well as the most beloved, of talmudic sages In an awesome masterwork of scholarship, Dr Finkelstein, one of the most eminent scholars and religious leaders of our time, has sifted through scores of scattered talmudic reference to paint a richly detailed and intimately felt portrait of this rabbinic hero Comprehensive footnotes help guide the interested reader to specific sources.

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