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Holiness in Jewish Thought

Holiness in Jewish Thought

Alan L. Mittleman (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198796497
eISBN:
9780191837760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796497.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Holiness is a challenge for contemporary Jewish thought. The concept of holiness is crucial to religious discourse in general and to Jewish discourse in particular. “Holiness” seems to express an ... More

Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts

Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts

T. M. Lemos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198784531
eISBN:
9780191827006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784531.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

How should the human body be treated? Should bodies be slaughtered, starved, tortured, sold, and shot in the streets? Whose bodies should be treated in these ways and whose protected from harm? Who ... More

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