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Time and life cycle in Talmud and Midrash : socio-anthropological perspectives / Nissan Rubin.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008.
ix, 225 p. ; 25 cm.
Customs and practices
Life cycle, Human
History and criticism
Judaism and Jewish life
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-) and indexes.
The sociology and anthropology of Talmudic texts -- The clothing of the primordial Adam as a symbol of apocalyptic time in the Midrashic sources -- Brit milah: a study of change in custom -- Coping with the value of the Pidyon haʾben payment in rabbinic literature: an example of a social change process -- Birth and marriage rituals: women's status in a critical reading of the texts -- The sages' conception of the body and soul -- From corpse to corpus: the body as a text in Talmudic literature -- Birkat avelim--the blessing of mourners: ritual aspects of social change.
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Time and life cycle in Talmud and midrash : socio-anthropological perspectives / Nissan Rubin.