Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

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Research Interests

Focuses on the Babylonian Talmud as a work of law and literature.

Education/Academic qualification

Religion, PhD, Columbia University

… → 2005

Religion, MPhil, Columbia University

… → 2004

Religion, MA, Columbia University

… → 2003

Talmudic Studies, MA, Yeshiva University

… → 2000

Rabbinic Ordination, Yeshiva University

… → 2000

Mathematics and History, BA, Columbia University

… → 1995

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Research Output


Wimpfheimer, B. S., 2019, A Cultural History of Law: Vol 1 - A Cultural History of Law in Antiquity . (The Cultural Histories Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Talmud: A Biography

Wimpfheimer, B. S., 2018, Princeton University Press. (Lives of Great Religious Books; vol. 28)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Footnotes to Carnal Israel: Folk Belief and Jewish Law

Wimpfheimer, B. S., 2017, Talmudic Transgressions: Engaging the Work of Daniel Boyarin. Vidas, M., Rosen-Zvi, I. & Fonrobert, C. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 161-200 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Suborning Perjury: A Case Study of Narrative Precedent in Talmudic Law

Wimpfheimer, B. S., 2016, Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature . Nussbaum, M., Lacroix, A. & Macadams, R. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 41-64 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter