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

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

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
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Shaye J. D
Dewey number
296.4/422
Index
index present
LC call number
BM705
LC item number
.C65 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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 book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-292) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Jewish circumcision and Christian polemics. A canonical history of Jewish circumcision -- Were Jewish women ever circumcised? -- Christian questions, Christian responses -- From reticence to polemic -- Pt. II. 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
ebr10084602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 317 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780520244580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Why aren't Jewish women circumcised? : gender and covenant in Judaism, Shaye J.D. Cohen, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-292) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Jewish circumcision and Christian polemics. A canonical history of Jewish circumcision -- Were Jewish women ever circumcised? -- Christian questions, Christian responses -- From reticence to polemic -- Pt. II. 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
ebr10084602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 317 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780520244580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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