Marriage, Sex, and Family in Judaism
Michael J. Broyde, Michael Ausubel
Rowman & Littlefield, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 340 pages
Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering readers a well-balanced mixture of perspectives on Jewish marriage.
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