As a Driven Leaf - Study Guide Prologue, Part One, Chapters I - IV Summary & Analysis

Milton Steinberg
This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of As a Driven Leaf.
This section contains 969 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the As a Driven Leaf Study Guide

The seventy sages of the Sanhedrin are in session, discussing the law and the interpretation of the Traditions. The Patriarch has raised a question that has been discussed many times by the sages, with no resolution. The question refers to whether or not a man should use other resources than what the Jews have been given to read or study, specifically, Greek books and letters. One rabbi rises to give an opinion that pagans offer a wisdom that fails. After he speaks, the Patriarch decides it is time for evening prayers, and once again, no decision is reached on this important and controversial subject.

Elisha, son of Abuyah and Elisheba, is born. The child's mother dies soon after childbirth, and the father is devastated. The family home is full of visitors and rabbis who have...

(read more from the Prologue, Part One, Chapters I - IV Summary)

This section contains 969 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the As a Driven Leaf Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
As a Driven Leaf from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook