One of the most prominent examples of the relevance of and enduring interest in ancient texts is the daf yomi cycle, in which participants read a folio (or daf) of the Babylonian Talmud a day for more than 7 years, until they complete the entire Babylonian Talmud. Sotah, in the order of Nashim, deals with mishnayot related to a woman suspected of adultery .
David Weiss Halivni's Miqorot UMesorot On the Order of Women/Nashim
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Rosen-Zvi, Ishay. "Bilhah the Temptress: The Testament of Reuben and" The Birth of Sexuality"." Jewish Quarterly Review 96, no. 1 (2006): 65-94.
Rosen-Zvi, Ishay. The Mishnaic Sotah Ritual: Temple, Gender and Midrash. Vol. 160. Brill, 2012. Rosen-Zvi shows how the Mishnaic Sotah ritual departs from earlier descriptions and imaginations of the ritual, and instead is a rabbinic construction aimed at saying something about women.
Ishay Rosen-Zvi outlines the development of The Sotah Spectacle on TheGemara.com.
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