Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Gentile Impurities and Jewish IdentitiesIntermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Christine E. Hayes

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195151206

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195151208.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 09 December 2016

(p.199) Appendix A

(p.199) Appendix A

The Impurity of Gentile Lands and Houses: A Refutation of Alon

Source:
Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities
Author(s):

Christine E. Hayes

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195151208.005.0001

The ritual impurity of Gentile lands and houses is a rabbinic rather than a biblical principle that derives from the impurity generated by Gentile corpses. As such, the ritual impurity of Gentile lands and houses does not constitute evidence of an ancient principle of intrinsic ritual impurity of Gentiles, as asserted by Gedaliah Alon. Numerous sources adduced by Alon in support of his views are examined and discounted as evidence.

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .