Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Talmud on lending and borrowing

THIS WEEK'S DAF YOMI COLUMN BY ADAM KIRSCH IN TABLET: Follow the Money. In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ tough-minded and practical wisdom on financial transactions from the ancient rabbis.
Monetary law, on the other hand, is largely secular, devised by the rabbis themselves based on principles of fairness and convenience. Perhaps it is precisely because they leave God out of the equation that such laws are especially good at teaching wisdom.
Earlier Daf Yomi columns are noted here and links.

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