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The Resource Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism, Shaye J.D. Cohen, (electronic resource)

Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism, Shaye J.D. Cohen, (electronic resource)

Label
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism
Title
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised?
Title remainder
gender and covenant in Judaism
Statement of responsibility
Shaye J.D. Cohen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? This improbable question, first advanced by anti-Jewish Christian polemicists, is the point of departure for this wide-ranging exploration of gender and Jewishness in Jewish thought. With a lively command of a wide range of Jewish sources--from the Bible and the Talmud to the legal and philosophical writings of the Middle Ages to Enlightenment thinkers and modern scholars--Shaye J
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Shaye J. D
Dewey number
296.4/422
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berit milah
  • Circumcision
  • Women in rabbinical literature
  • Rabbinical literature
  • Jews
Label
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism, Shaye J.D. Cohen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Jewish circumcision and Christian polemics. A canonical history of Jewish circumcision -- Were Jewish women ever circumcised? -- Christian questions, Christian responses -- From reticence to polemic -- Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? four responses. The celebration of manhood -- The reduction of lust and the unmanning of men -- True faith and the exemption of women -- The celebration of womanhood
Control code
ocm61160202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520212503
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61160202
Label
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism, Shaye J.D. Cohen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Jewish circumcision and Christian polemics. A canonical history of Jewish circumcision -- Were Jewish women ever circumcised? -- Christian questions, Christian responses -- From reticence to polemic -- Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? four responses. The celebration of manhood -- The reduction of lust and the unmanning of men -- True faith and the exemption of women -- The celebration of womanhood
Control code
ocm61160202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520212503
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61160202

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