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Rabbinic Tales of Destruction

Author: Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Julia Watts Belser

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190600497

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Analyzing early Jewish accounts of the destruction of the Second Temple, Julia Watts Belser illuminates the brutal body costs of Roman conquest. Drawing on disability studies, feminist theory, and new materialist ecological thought, Belser reveals how rabbinic discourses of gender, sexuality, and the body are shaped in the shadow of empire
Rabbinic Tales of Destruction
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Julia Watts Belser, Julia Watts Belser
Categories: Sex crimes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Analyzing early Jewish accounts of the destruction of the Second Temple, Julia Watts Belser illuminates the brutal body costs of Roman conquest. Drawing on disability studies, feminist theory, and new materialist ecological thought, Belser reveals how rabbinic discourses of gender, sexuality, and the body are shaped in the shadow of
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