Rabbis Versus Harmful Mice

Two Talmudic Stories on Rabbi Pinhas Ben Yair Capability of Controlling Mice

Autores

  • Abraham Ofir Shemesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35699/1982-3053.2020.24632

Palavras-chave:

Rato, Peste, Talmude

Resumo

Este estudo discute duas histórias do Talmud de Jerusalém sobre R. Pinhas
ben Yair, que controla ratos e os força a se reunir em um só lugar e fazer seus desejos.
As duas histórias têm em comum a demonstração do poder do sábio erudito de
utilizar milagres para lidar com um animal prejudicial, salvando assim as pessoas. O
"decreto" emitido por R. Pinḥas ben Yair é uma espécie de ḥover ḥaver permissível,
visto que opera dentro da estrutura das regras judaicas e não contém elementos
sobrenaturais proibidos costumeiros no mundo pagão.

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Biografia do Autor

Abraham Ofir Shemesh

 

Prof. Abraham Ofir Shemesh,  Ph.D
 Chairman, Israel Heritage Department
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Ariel University
P.O.B. 3,  Ariel 40700
ISRAEL

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2020-11-30

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Shemesh, P. A. O. (2020). Rabbis Versus Harmful Mice: Two Talmudic Stories on Rabbi Pinhas Ben Yair Capability of Controlling Mice. Arquivo Maaravi: Revista Digital De Estudos Judaicos Da UFMG, 14(27), 86–95. https://doi.org/10.35699/1982-3053.2020.24632

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