Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective / Edition 1

Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective / Edition 1

by Judith Plaskow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0060666846

ISBN-13: 9780060666842

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

A feminist critique of Judaism as a patriarchal tradition and an exploration of the increasing involvement of women in naming and shaping Jewish tradition.

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A feminist critique of Judaism as a patriarchal tradition and an exploration of the increasing involvement of women in naming and shaping Jewish tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060666842
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
341,838
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii(2)
INTRODUCTION: It's Feminist, But Is It Jewish? ix
1. SETTING THE PROBLEM, LAYING THE GROUND
1(24)
Exploring the Terrain of Silence
2(8)
Methodological Underpinnings
10(15)
2. TORAH: RESHAPING JEWISH MEMORY
25(50)
Give Us Our History
28(4)
History, Historiography, and Torah
32(4)
Feminist Historiography and the Recovery of Women's History
36(16)
Reshaping Jewish Memory
52(8)
Torah as Law in a Feminist Judaism
60(15)
3. ISRAEL: TOWARD A NEW CONCEPT OF COMMUNITY
75(46)
Personhood, Community, and Difference
76(20)
Chosenness, Hierarchy, and Difference
96(11)
The State of Israel
107(14)
4. GOD: REIMAGING THE UNIMAGINABLE
121(49)
Traditional Images of God
123(11)
On the Nature of God-Language
134(2)
Jewish Feminist God-Language and Feminist Spirituality
136(11)
Issues in Jewish Resistance to Feminist Spirituality
147(7)
Gathering the Strands: Toward a Jewish Feminist Understanding of God
154(16)
5. TOWARD A NEW THEOLOGY OF SEXUALITY
170(41)
Female Sexuality and Women as Other
171(7)
Jewish Attitudes Toward Sexuality
178(7)
Sexuality and the Sacred
185(6)
Reclaiming the Body and Sexuality in Feminist Thought
191(6)
Toward a New Theology of Sexuality
197(14)
6. FEMINIST JUDAISM AND REPAIR OF THE WORLD
211(28)
Religion and Politics in Judaism and Feminism
213(11)
Feminist Judaism and Its Social Context
224(8)
Spirituality and Politics in a Feminist Judaism
232(7)
NOTES 239(30)
GLOSSARY 269(3)
GENERAL INDEX 272(10)
BIBLICAL INDEX 282

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