Juvenile Sexuality, Kabbalah, and Catholic Reformation in Italy: Tiferet Bahurimby Pinhas Barukh ben Pelatiyah Monselice

Juvenile Sexuality, Kabbalah, and Catholic Reformation in Italy: Tiferet Bahurimby Pinhas Barukh ben Pelatiyah Monselice

by Roni Weinstein
     
 

This detailed introduction to the text Tiferet Bachurim (The Glory of Youth), written in the mid-seventeenth century in Ferrara, Italy, discusses the profound changes in Jewish Italian communities regarding sexuality, control of the juvenile body, and the role of Kabbalah in The Jewish Counter Reformation.See more details below

Overview

This detailed introduction to the text Tiferet Bachurim (The Glory of Youth), written in the mid-seventeenth century in Ferrara, Italy, discusses the profound changes in Jewish Italian communities regarding sexuality, control of the juvenile body, and the role of Kabbalah in The Jewish Counter Reformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004167575
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/24/2009
Series:
Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series, #21
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter One Tiferet Bahurim: A Reading Proposal
Chapter Two Tiferet Bahurim: Structure and Themes
Chapter Three Musar Literature: A Proposal for a Historical
Reading
Chapter Four The Originality of the Work
Chapter Five A Book of Advice and Sexual Morality
Chapter Six Continuity and Innovation in Tiferet Bahurim
Chapter Seven Suppressed Voices
Chapter Eight Tiferet Bahurim: Circles of Action
Chapter Nine Between Publication and Concealment
Chapter Ten The Catholic Circle between
Counter-Reformation and “Christian Civilization”
Chapter Eleven Halakhah vs. Kabbalah
Chapter Twelve Tiferet Bahurim as a Pietistic Work: Dealing with Death
Chapter Thirteen Tiferet Bahurim: A Work on Household
Management
Chapter Fourteen Tiferet Bahurim: A Link in the Civilizing
Process
Chapter Fifteen The Preaching Section of Tiferet Bahurim
Chapter Sixteen A Testament to the Children
Chapter Seventeen Tiferet Bahurim: Summing Up
The Text of Tiferet Bahurim

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