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Author Halberstam, Chaya T., 1972-

Title Law and truth in biblical and rabbinic literature / Chaya T. Halberstam
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 225 pages)
Contents Stains of impurity -- Signs of ownership -- The impossibility of judgment -- Theologies of justice -- Objects of narrative
Summary Contrary to the belief that religious law is infallible, Chaya T. Halbersham demonstrates the fundamental uncertainty in the rabbinic search for justice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jewish law -- Interpretation and construction.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Rabbis -- Office.
Truth -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253003989 (electronic bk.)
0253354110 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253003980 (electronic bk.)
9780253354112 (cloth ; alk. paper)