The Jewish Life Cycle: Rites of Passage from Biblical to Modern Times

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University of Washington Press, 2004 - 370 Seiten
This original and sweeping review of Jewish culture and history examines how and why various rites and customs celebrating stages of the life cycle have evolved through the ages and persisted to this day.

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Myrna Goldenberg is professor emerita, Montgomery College, Maryland, founding director of the Paul Peck Humanities Institute at Montgomery, and adjunct professor at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University. Rochelle L. Millen is professor of religion at Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio. Other contributors include Beth Hawkins Benedix, Timothy A. Bennett, David R. Blumenthal, Stephen Feinstein, Donald Felipe, Leonard Grob, Marilyn J. Harran, Henry F. Knight, Paul A. Levine, Juergen Manemann, Rachel Rapperport Munn, Tam Parker, David Patterson, Didier Pollefeyt, Amy Shapiro, Stephen D. Smith, Laurinda Stryker, and Mary Todd.

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