Hi! I have a questions regarding this article: https://www1.biu.ac.il/indexE.php?id=18690&pt=1&pid=14212&level=0&cPath=43,14206,14211,14212,18690 I will quote what I would like to understand better and hopefully someone will know the answer to my question.
“Moses charged us with the Teaching as the heritage [Heb. morashah] of the congregation of Jacob” (Deut. 33:4). This verse is interpreted in the Babylonian Talmud (Sanhedrin 59a) as the source of the prohibition against gentiles studying Torah. According to one interpretation, a gentile who studies Torah is considered a thief, for the Torah is the exclusive heritage of the Jewish people. Maimonides: “A gentile who studies the Torah is obligated to die. They should only be involved in the study of their seven mitzvot”
It also mentions that gentile can’t keep sabbath which is alright I understand that practicing religion should be reserved only for Jews but what about access to knowledge? How am I suppose to know if I should convert if I’m forbidden from studying Torah? What about books that rabbis wrote for example? Am I allowed to read them or not as well? I guess my question is: what knowledge can I access, what scriptures I’m allowed to read. It is mentioned that I am permitted to study things related to seven noahide laws but what does that even mean?