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The Resource Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism, Tamar Ross

Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism, Tamar Ross

Label
Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism
Title
Expanding the palace of Torah
Title remainder
Orthodoxy and feminism
Statement of responsibility
Tamar Ross
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tamar Ross offers an overview of the philosophical challenges that are presented to Orthodox Judaism by the feminist revolution. She seeks to develop a theological response that fully acknowledges the male bias of Judaism's sanctified texts, yet provides a rationale for transforming today's world
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Tamar
Dewey number
296.8/32/082
Index
index present
LC call number
BM729.W6
LC item number
R67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Brandeis series on Jewish women
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminism
  • Women in Judaism
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Judaism
  • Jewish law
  • Jewish women
  • Women (Jewish law)
Label
Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism, Tamar Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first stage: acknowledging the problem. Feminism and the halakhic tradition -- Sources of discontent and the conservative response -- The second stage: working within the system. Exploring halakhic malleability and its limits -- The meta-halakhic solutions of modern Orthodoxy -- Does positivism work? -- The third stage: revamping the system. Sociological and historical revisionism -- Evaluating revisionism -- Halakhic proactivism -- Beyond the third stage: expanding the palace of Torah. Halakhah contextualized: nonfoundationalism and the role of interpretive traditions -- The Word of God contextualized: successive hearings and the decree of history -- Some theological remarks for the more philosophically inclined -- Epilogue. Visions for the future
Control code
54029373
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 324 pages
Isbn
9781584653899
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004000632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Expanding the palace of Torah : Orthodoxy and feminism, Tamar Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first stage: acknowledging the problem. Feminism and the halakhic tradition -- Sources of discontent and the conservative response -- The second stage: working within the system. Exploring halakhic malleability and its limits -- The meta-halakhic solutions of modern Orthodoxy -- Does positivism work? -- The third stage: revamping the system. Sociological and historical revisionism -- Evaluating revisionism -- Halakhic proactivism -- Beyond the third stage: expanding the palace of Torah. Halakhah contextualized: nonfoundationalism and the role of interpretive traditions -- The Word of God contextualized: successive hearings and the decree of history -- Some theological remarks for the more philosophically inclined -- Epilogue. Visions for the future
Control code
54029373
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 324 pages
Isbn
9781584653899
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004000632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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