Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism

Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism

by Michael J. Broyde
     
 

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Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering readers a

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Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering readers a well-balanced mixture of perspectives on Jewish marriage.

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Jewish Book World
This collection of essays explores Jewish marriage from legal, historical, and social perspectives. Biblical models, the influence of gender, the rabbinic tradition, and contemporary issues are all reflected in this well-organized volume…the issues are covered in a serious, straightforward, fluid manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461639961
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/22/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Broyde is a professor of law at Emory University, and the academic director of the law and religion program at Emory University. He is the author of Human Rights in Judaism, and Marriage, Divorce and the Abandoned Wife in Jewish Law.

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