Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as rabbinical.
- n. The language or dialect of the rabbis; the later Hebrew.
- adj. Related to rabbis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the rabbins or rabbis, or pertaining to the opinions, learning, or language of the rabbins.
- n. The language or dialect of the rabbins; the later Hebrew.
- adj. of or relating to rabbis or their teachings
“Perhaps, especially as Mr. Voight is fond of celebrating Jewish wisdom, he might recall the rabbinic prescription to assume the best about those with whom we deal.”
“My reading in the fathers and the mothers of the church -- assisted by my discovery of what I would call rabbinic, midrashic Bible-reading -- has me thinking that all of creation is implicated in this phenomenon we variously call salvation, redemption, reconciliation.”
“In so doing, they have effectively put an end to the notion of rabbinic authority.”
“Other rituals have sought to sanctify significant non-biological turning points, such as rabbinic ordination, moving across country, becoming a vegetarian, or coming out as a lesbian.”
“Jesus gave his teaching in a "rabbinic" form that could easily be memorized.”
“Sometimes the word "rabbinic" is used as an obvious substitute for "talmudic.”
“Artscroll draws upon classical rabbinic texts, including Rashi, and incorporates their allegorical interpretations into the body of the text.”
“Ancient rabbinic tradition suggests that the purpose of the small light at night is to teach that it takes only the light of one individual candle to illuminate the darkness of an entire room -- or the world.”
“A courageous woman's refusal to sit at the back of a "Mehadrin" ultra-Kosher public bus has galvanized a wider campaign against radical rabbinic edicts meant to muzzle, disenfranchise, and disappear women from the public sphere.”
“The "Kosher Electricity Law" would have effectively put control of power production in the hands of state rabbinic authorities.”
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