How the Rabbis Liberated Women

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Scholars Press, 1998 - Religion - 141 pages
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Argues that the rabbis of late antiquity, in the normative law set forth in the Mishnah-Tosefta-Yerushalmi-Bavli, liberated Israelite women by according them what Scripture had denied: the standing and powers of sentient beings; a role in critical transactions of their existence that, if not entirel

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Contents

Gittin
27
Sotah
65
Ketubot
93
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\Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.