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Levirate marriage and the family in ancient Judaism

Author: Dvora E Weisberg
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2009.
Series: HBI series on Jewish women.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provocative exploration of levirate marriage in ancient Judaism that sheds new light on the Jewish family in antiquity and the rabbinic reworking of earlier Israelite law.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weisberg, Dvora E.
Levirate marriage and the family in ancient Judaism.
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2009
(DLC) 2009000999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dvora E Weisberg
ISBN: 1584658258 9781584658252 1282472917 9781282472914 9786612472916 661247291X
OCLC Number: 646815624
Language Note: English.
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Women's Studies) 2009
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 246 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The institution of levirate --
Levirate from the Hebrew Bible through the Mishnah --
Mapping the family --
Brothers --
From wife to widow and back again --
Paternity and continuity --
Conclusion.
Series Title: HBI series on Jewish women.
Responsibility: Dvora E. Weisberg.

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