Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Kriger, Diane.

Title Sex rewarded, sex punished [electronic resource] : a study of the status "female slave" in early Jewish law / Diane Kriger.

Imprint Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxiii, 398 p.
Series Judaism and Jewish life
Judaism and Jewish life.
Note "Final editing and preparation for publication by Tirzah Meacham leBeit Yoreh."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is a 'female slave' : context and comparison -- The pilegesh : status or topos? -- The amah of Exod 21:2-11 -- The shifah neerefet of Lev 19:20-22 -- The 'inheritance' of slavery in rabbinic law : the non-linearity of the matrilineal principle -- Rabbinic interpretations of Lev 19:20-22 -- Literature in support of law : the problem of Bilhah and Zilpah.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women (Jewish law)
Women slaves (Jewish law)
Women in the Bible.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yoreh, Tirzah Meacham leBeit.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781934843482 (hardback)
9781618111135 (e-book)

Available items only