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Jewish Law in Gentile Churches
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 314

Jewish Law in Gentile Churches

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000-11-20
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Why did the Gentile church keep Old Testament commandments about sex and idolatry, but disregard many others, like those about food or ritual purity? If there were any binding norms, what made them so, and on what basis were they articulated?In this important study, Markus Bockmuehl approaches such questions by examining the halakhic (Jewish legal) rationale behind the ethics of Jesus, Paul and the early Christians. He offers fresh and often unexpected answers based on careful biblical and historical study. His arguments have far-reaching implications not only for the study of the New Testament, but more broadly for the relationship between Christianity and Judaism.

The Environment in Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 113

The Environment in Jewish Law

  • Categories: Law

Following the defeat of the Greek Army in 1922 by nationalist Turkish forces, the 1923 Lausanne Convention specified the first internationally ratified compulsory population exchange. It proved to be a watershed in the eastern Mediterranean, having far-reaching ramifications both for the new Turkish Republic, and for Greece which hadto absorb over a million refugees. Known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe by the Greeks, it marked the establishment of the independent nation state for the Turks. The consequences of this event have received surprisingly little attention despite the considerable relevance for the contemporary situation in the Balkans. This volume addresses the challenge of writing ...

Jewish Law Annual
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 297

Jewish Law Annual

  • Categories: Law

First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Biomedical Ethics and Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 552

Biomedical Ethics and Jewish Law

"In addition, a number of the earlier chapters have been thoroughly revised in light of current developments. The book is an addition to the library of anyone who is concerned about the interaction between modern medicine and Jewish law in the twenty-first century."--BOOK JACKET.

Paul and the Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 327

Paul and the Jewish Law

Series: Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum Section 1 - The Jewish people in the first century Historial geography, political history, social, cultural and religious life and institutions Edited by S. Safrai and M. Stern in cooperation with D. Flusser and W.C. van Unnik Section 2 - The Literature of the Jewish People in the Period of the Second Temple and the Talmud Section 3 - Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature

Equity in Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 238

Equity in Jewish Law

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Disability in Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

Disability in Jewish Law

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-08-29
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  • Publisher: Routledge

In recent decades, record numbers of Jews are taking a newfound interest in their legal heritage - the Bible and the Talmud, the law codes and the rabbinical responsa literature. In the course of this encounter, they may be interested in how these sources relate to the issue of disability, and the degree to which halakhic attitudes to disability are in harmony with contemporary sensibilities. For example, can the blind or those in wheelchairs serve as prayer leaders? Need the mentally incompetent observe any ritual law? Is institutionalization in a special-education facility where Jewish dietary laws are not observed permitted if it will enhance a child's functioning? And how are we to interpret teachings that seem inconsonant with current sensibilities? Disability in Jewish Law answers the pressing need for insight into the position of Jewish law with respect to the rights and status of those with physical and mental impairments, and the corresponding duties of the non-disabled.

Rabbinic-lay Relations in Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Rabbinic-lay Relations in Jewish Law

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Jewish Law in Legal History and the Modern World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 175

Jewish Law in Legal History and the Modern World

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Jewish Woman in Jewish Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218

Jewish Woman in Jewish Law

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