Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics

Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics

by Rachel Adler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807036196

ISBN-13: 9780807036198

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Beacon

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award for 1998.

How can women's full participation transform Jewish law, prayer, sexuality, and marriage? What does it mean to "engender" Jewish tradition? Pioneering theologian Rachel Adler gives this timely and powerful question its first thorough study in a book that bristles with humor, passion, intelligence, and deep

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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award for 1998.

How can women's full participation transform Jewish law, prayer, sexuality, and marriage? What does it mean to "engender" Jewish tradition? Pioneering theologian Rachel Adler gives this timely and powerful question its first thorough study in a book that bristles with humor, passion, intelligence, and deep knowledge of traditional biblical and rabbinic texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807036198
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
874,105
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Prelude: The Female Rapist and Other Inversions1
Ch. 2Here Comes Skotsl: Renewing Halakhah21
Ch. 3And Not Be Silent: Toward Inclusive Worship61
Ch. 4Justice and Peace Shall Kiss: An Ethics of Sexuality and Relationship105
Ch. 5B'rit Ahuvim: A Marriage Between Subjects169
Epilogue: On Seeds and Ruins209
Appendix213
Notes219
Index of Bible Citations261
General Index263

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