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Judaism  

Ronit Irshai

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
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May 2015
This article examines the hitherto unquestioned consensus in Judaic studies that Judaism embraces a positive attitude towards sexuality. Grounded in the new scholarly trends of cultural and ... More

Marriage and Sexual Relations in the World of the Hebrew Bible  

Ken Stone

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
May 2014
The Hebrew Bible is sometimes understood as the source of a ‘traditional’ Judaeo-Christian approach to marriage and sexual practice. A comprehensive examination reveals, however, that ... More

Religion and Violence in the Jewish Traditions  

Ron E. Hassner and Gideon Aran

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter reports the traditional violent themes in religious Judaism as they seem in sacred texts, rites, customs, and chronicles, and provides a survey of the components of Jewish ... More

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