Deviancy in early rabbinic literature: a collection of socio-anthropological essays

The case of the modified mamzer in early rabbinic texts -- "As the vows of the evil folk" : the structure and implicit message of Mishnah's tractate Nazir -- "In the case of women-any hand which makes many examinations is to be praised" : niddah as viewed by the rabbis of th...

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Published in:The Brill reference library of ancient Judaism
Main Author: Fishbane, Simcha 1944-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden [u.a.] Brill 2007
In:The Brill reference library of ancient Judaism
Series/Journal:The Brill reference library of ancient Judaism 27
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Outsider / Marginal group / Talmûd bavlî / Mishnah
Further subjects:B Deviant behavior in rabbinical literature
B Rabbinical literature History and criticism
B Talmud Criticism, interpretation, etc
B Women in rabbinical literature
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Summary:The case of the modified mamzer in early rabbinic texts -- "As the vows of the evil folk" : the structure and implicit message of Mishnah's tractate Nazir -- "In the case of women-any hand which makes many examinations is to be praised" : niddah as viewed by the rabbis of the Mishnah -- "Most women engage in sorcery" : an analysis of female sorceresses in the Babylonian Talmud -- "Go and enjoy your acquisition" : the prostitute in the Babylonian Talmud -- "Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil" : the physically handicapped in the Mishnah -- Toward an understanding of the methodology of Mishnah : the case of kutim -- Descriptive or prescriptive : the case of the gentile in Mishnah -- Deviancy in battle : rituals and the Israelite soldier in the Torah and the Mishnah : an anthropological understanding -- "Every dream becomes valid only by its interpretation" : dreams, dream interpretations and dream interpreters in the Babylonian Talmud
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-220) and index
ISBN:9004158332