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Author Kriger, Diane.

Title Sex rewarded, sex punished : a study of the status "female slave" in early Jewish law / Diane Kriger
Published Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 398 pages)
Series Judaism and Jewish life
Judaism and Jewish life.
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
Notes "Final editing and preparation for publication by Tirzah Meacham leBeit Yoreh."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women (Jewish law)
Women in the Bible.
Women slaves (Jewish law)
Form Electronic book
Author Meacham, Tirzah.
LC no. 2010054363
ISBN 1618111132 (electronic bk.)
9781618111135 (electronic bk.)