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Marriage, sex, and family in Judaism

Author: Michael J Broyde; Michael Ausubel
Publisher: Lanham ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Broyde; Michael Ausubel
ISBN: 0742545156 9780742545151 0742545164 9780742545168
OCLC Number: 1170620998
Description: x, 340 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 The Images of Women in the Hebrew Bible Chapter 2 Jewish Marriage: Nature, Covenant and Contract Chapter 3 Jewish Law and the Abandonment of Marriage: Diverse Models of Sexuality and Reproduction in the Jewish View and the Return to Monogamy in the Modern Era Chapter 4 Two Models of Medieval Jewish Marriages Chapter 5 Maimonides on Sex and Marriage Chapter 6 Prenuptial Agreements in Talmudic, Medieval and Modern Jewish Thought Chapter 7 The Jewish Family in America: Contemporary Challenges and Traditional Resources Chapter 8 What is a Jewish Family? Changing Rabbinic Views Chapter 9 A Break in the Path: Lesbian Relationships and Jewish Law Chapter 10 Cloning People and Jewish Law
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Broyde and Michael Ausubel.


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This collection of essays explores Jewish marriage from legal, historical, and social perspectives. Biblical models, the influence of gender, the rabbinic tradition, and contemporary issues are all Read more...

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