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Title People of the body : Jews and Judaism from an embodied perspective / edited by Howard Eilberg-Schwartz
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1992]


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 W'PONDS  296.32 Eil/Pot  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion
SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion.
Contents The problem of the body for the people of the Book / Howard Eilberg-Schwartz -- The Garden of Eden and sexuality in early Judaism / Gary Anderson -- The great fat massacre / Daniel Boyarin -- Mizvot built into the body / Chava Weissler -- Purifying the body in the name of the soul / Lawrence Fine -- Images of God's feet / Elliot R. Wolfson -- God's body / Naomi Janowitz -- The body never lies / Eli Yasif -- The Jewish body / Sander Gilman -- (G)nos(e)ology / Jay Geller -- Zionism as an erotic revolution / David Biale -- Menstruation and identity / Rahel Wasserfall -- Why Jewish princesses don't sweat / Riv-Ellen Prell -- Challenging male/female complementarity / Rebecca Alpert
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human body -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
God (Judaism)
Judaism -- Doctrines.
Purity, Ritual -- Judaism.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Women in Judaism.
Author Eilberg-Schwartz, Howard, 1956-
LC no. 91035081
ISBN 0791411699 (CH : acid-free)
0791411702 (PB : acid-free)