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Definition of Pilpulist

Pilpulist
Pilpul Pil"pul, n. [Aramaic pilp[=u]l; cf. Heb. pilpel to spice, to season, dispute violently.] Among the Jews, penetrating investigation, disputation, and drawing of conclusions, esp. in Talmudic study. -- Pil"pul*ist, n. -- Pil`pul*is"tic, a.

Meaning of Pilpulist from wikipedia

- The Hebrew term pilpul (Hebrew: פלפול, from "pepper," loosely meaning "sharp analysis") refers to a method of studying the Talmud through intense textual...
- Abraham Eliezer ha-Levi [1], chief rabbi of Trieste and a distinguished pilpulist, he studied ancient and modern languages and science under Mordechai de...
- Benveniste, who thought them worthy of publication. The great Palestinian Pilpulist, Judah Rozanes, referred with respect to an unpublished work, "Hen Yeshallaḥ...
- Ostroh, 1824 (separate ed. 1851, n.p.). Rabbi Horowitz was one of the last pilpulists in Germany, and he therefore represents the developed stage of rabbinical...
- his Talmudical instruction from Eliezer ben Eliezer Kolir, a well-known Pilpulist and the author of a number of rabbinical works. Aaron carried the Pilpul...
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