Marriage, sex, and family in Judaism

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Full title: Marriage, sex, and family in Judaism / edited by Michael J. Broyde and Michael Ausubel.
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Other authors: Broyde, Michael J., (Editor)
Ausubel, Michael, (Editor)
Berger, Michael S., (Contributor)
Blumenthal, David, (Contributor)
Dorff, Elliot, (Contributor)
Novak, David, (Contributor)
Riccett, Angela, (Contributor)
Wertheimer, Jack, (Contributor)
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • 1. Marriage, Sex, and Family in the Jewish Tradition: A Historical Overview / Michael S. Berger
  • 2. The Images of Women in the Hebrew Bible / David R. Blumenthal
  • 3. Jewish Marriage: Nature, Covenant, and Contract / David Novak
  • 4. Jewish Law and the Abandonment of Marriage: Diverse Models of Sexuality and Reproduction in the Jewish View, and the Return to Monogamy in the Modern Era / Michael J. Broyde
  • 5. Two Models of Medieval Jewish Marriage: A Preliminary Study / Michael S. Berger
  • 6. Maimonides on Sex and Marriage / Michael S. Berger
  • 7. Prenuptial Agreements in Talmudic, Medieval, and Modern Jewish Thought / Jonathan Reiss and Michael J. Broyde
  • 8. The Jewish Family in America: Contemporary Challenges and Traditional Resources / Elliot N. Dorff
  • 9. What Is a Jewish Family? Changing Rabbinic Views / Jack Wertheimer
  • 10. A Break in the Path: Lesbian Relationships and Jewish Law / Angela J. Riccetti
  • 11. Modern Reproductive Technologies and Jewish Law / Michael J. Broyde
  • Index
  • About the Editors and Contributors.