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Author Halberstam, Chaya T., 1972-
Title Law and truth in biblical and rabbinic literature / Chaya T. Halberstam.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]

Author Halberstam, Chaya T., 1972-
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jewish law -- Interpretation and construction.
Truth -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Rabbis -- Office.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (x, 225 pages)
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Summary Contrary to the belief that religious law is infallible, Chaya T. Halbersham demonstrates the fundamental uncertainty in the rabbinic search for justice.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and indexes.
Contents Stains of impurity -- Signs of ownership -- The impossibility of judgment -- Theologies of justice -- Objects of narrative.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780253003980 (electronic bk.)
0253003989 (electronic bk.)
9780253354112 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253354110 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612539824
OCLC # 611520081
Additional Format Print version: Halberstam, Chaya T., 1972- Law and truth in biblical and rabbinic literature. Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2010 9780253354112 (DLC) 2009025618 (OCoLC)313659131

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