Marital relations in ancient Judaism

Level B QO296.444 /978576 Available  Request
Full title: Marital relations in ancient Judaism / Étan Levine.
Main author: Levine, Étan.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Introduction to a people
  • Kinship and law in biblical Israel
  • The home as a 'small temple'
  • On gender and legal status
  • Love as a legal construct
  • Validating human eroticism
  • Free will, law and the moral imperative
  • Woman as sexual suspect
  • Sexual relations in marriage law
  • The time to refrain from embracing
  • Love's body : anticipation and idealization
  • Lawful conjugality : the loving embrace
  • Children : married life and eternal life
  • Epilogue.