Building the Bible

The First and Second Centuries C.E.

What were some of the other Jewish writings of this time?

Following the completion of the Mishnah in 200 C.E., Jewish scholars and teachers continued to discuss and debate the laws. These discussions and debates were codified into a collection of writings known as the Gemara. The Gemara contains stories by and about rabbis, some of which supplement accounts in the Tanakh.


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