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The passionate Torah

sex and Judaism

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Sexual ethics,
  • Modesty -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Danya Ruttenberg.
    ContributionsRuttenberg, Danya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM720.S4 P37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843233M
    ISBN 100814776043, 0814776051
    ISBN 109780814776049, 9780814776056
    LC Control Number2008054007


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