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Gender and timebound commandments in Judaism /

"The rule that exempts women from rituals that need to be performed at specific times (so-called timebound, positive commandments) has served for centuries to stabilize Jewish gender. It has provided a rationale for women's centrality at home and their absence from the synagogue. Departing...

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Main Author: Alexander, Elizabeth Shanks, 1967-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2013]
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