Development and Discontinuity in Jewish Law

Development and Discontinuity in Jewish Law

by Ruth N. Sandberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761821651

ISBN-13: 9780761821656

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Sandberg (rabbinics, Gratz College), ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, analyzes two divergent paths that Jewish law took as it proceeded from classical to medieval rabbinic sources in regard to such mitzvot (commandments/ good deed) as obeying Prophets, preserving trees, and corporeal punishment. Tables summarize the continuity/discontinuity…  See more details below

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Sandberg (rabbinics, Gratz College), ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, analyzes two divergent paths that Jewish law took as it proceeded from classical to medieval rabbinic sources in regard to such mitzvot (commandments/ good deed) as obeying Prophets, preserving trees, and corporeal punishment. Tables summarize the continuity/discontinuity development process of halakhic rulings on each mitzvah discussed. Indexed by biblical and rabbinic reference as well as subject. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761821656
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The Mitzvah of Obeying a Prophet13
3The Mitzvah of Not Removing a Landmark33
4The Mitzvah of Preserving Trees47
5The Mitzvah of Executing a Rebellious Son67
6The Mitzvah of Proper Attire89
7The Mitzvah of Dismissal from the Nest105
8The Mitzvah of the Parapet135
9The Mitzvah of Military Deferment for a Bridegroom149
10The Mitzvah of Not Muzzling an Ox163
11The Mitzvah of Corporal Punishment for Causing an Indignity181
12Conclusion195
Notes237
Bibliography249
Index of Biblical and Rabbinic References255
Index of Subjects265

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