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Why was Torah sheBal Peh not allowed to be Written?

The Wikipedia article for Oral Torah mentions the possibility that it was forbidden to write and publish Oral Torah.

Has there been any explanation about why God has forbidden writing Oral Torah (at least initially)?

merged by msh210 Nov 9 '11 at 18:38

This question was merged with Why was Torah SheBe'Al Peh not allowed to be written? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

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