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Engendering Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Rachel Adler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Jewish Publication Society

This is a pioneering work on what it means to “engender” Jewish tradition—how women’s full inclusion can and must transform our understanding and practice of Jewish law, prayer, and marriage. Adler’s writing is passionate, sharply intelligent and offers a serious study of traditional biblical and rabbinic texts. Engendering Judaism challenges
Sanctified Sex
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Noam Sachs Zion
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Sanctified Sex draws on two thousand years of rabbinic debates addressing competing aspirations for loving intimacy, passionate sexual union, and sanctity in marriage. What can Judaism contribute to our struggles to nurture love relationships? What halakhic precedents are relevant, and how are rulings changing? The rabbis, of course, seldom agree.
Healing and the Jewish Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: William Cutter
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09 - Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

Through unique--and sometimes controversial--perspectives, a group of celebrated thinkers pushes the boundaries of Jewish knowledge, investing the search for healing with new ideas and new ways to look at old texts.
The Reader’s Guide to Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 29
Authors: Sarah Imhoff
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Children in the Bible and the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Shawn W. Flynn
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children in the ancient world