Expanding the Palace of Torah: Orthodoxy and Feminism / Edition 1

Expanding the Palace of Torah: Orthodoxy and Feminism / Edition 1

by Tamar Ross
     
 

A unique examination of the theological implications for Orthodox Judaism of women's changed status in the modern world.See more details below

Overview

A unique examination of the theological implications for Orthodox Judaism of women's changed status in the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584653905
Publisher:
Brandeis University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
HBI Series on Jewish Women
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,200,422
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE FIRST STAGE: ACKNOWLEDGING THE PROBLEM
Feminism and the Halakhic Tradition
Sources of Discontent and the Conservative REsponse
PART II: THE SECOND STATE: WORKING WITHIN THE SYSTEM
Exploring Halakhic Malleability and Its Limits
The Meta-Halakhic Solutions of Modern Orthodoxy
Does Positivism Work?
PART III: THE THIRD STAGE: REVAMPING THE SYSTEM
Sociological and Historical Revisionism
Evaluating Revisionism
Halakhic Poractivism
PART IV: BEYOND THE THIRD STAGE: EXPANDING THE PALACE OF TORAH
Halakha Contextualized: Nonfoundationalism and the Role of Interpretive Traditions
The Word of God Contextualized: Successive Hearings and the Decree of History
Some Theological Remarks for the More Philosophically Inclined
PART V: EPILOGUE
Visions for the Future

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