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The Resource A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law, Elliot N. Dorff and Arthur Rosett

A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law, Elliot N. Dorff and Arthur Rosett

Label
A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law
Title
A living tree
Title remainder
the roots and growth of Jewish law
Statement of responsibility
Elliot N. Dorff and Arthur Rosett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
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Dorff, Elliot N
Dewey number
340.5/8/089924
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KBM524.42
LC item number
.D67 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosett, Arthur I.
  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America
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  • Jewish law
  • Jewish law
  • Droit juif
  • Dommage corporel (Droit juif)
  • Mariage
  • Droit international privé (Droit juif)
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Jewish law
  • Joods recht
Label
A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law, Elliot N. Dorff and Arthur Rosett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • "A centennial publication of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America."
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Content -- PART I: The Literature and Methodsof Jewish Law -- Introduction -- A. THE ORIGINS AND AIMS OF THIS BOOK -- B. THE STRUCTURE AND METHODS OF THIS BOOK -- C. WHO ARE THE JEWS? -- D. COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT JEWISH LAW -- Topic One: Biblical Law -- A. THE BIBLICAL WORLD -- B. FUNDAMENTALIST AND HISTORICAL APPROACHES TO THE BIBLE -- C. THE STRUCTURE AND CONTENTS OF THE BIBLE -- D. THE BIBLICAL LAW CODES
  • Topic Two: The Biblical Law of InjuryA. THE COVENANT CODE'S TREATMENT OF PERSONAL INJURY -- B. THE CODE Of HAMMURABI -- C. THE HITTITE LAWS -- Topic Tllree: Biblical Jurisprudence -- A. LAW AND WORLD VIEW -- B. BIBLICAL METHODS Of RESOLVING DISPUTES -- C. THE SOURCE OF THE LAW AND LEGAL OBEDIENCE: THE COVENANT -- D. REASONS FOR OBEYING THE LAW -- E. LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE BIBLE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORAL NORMS AND GOD'S WORD -- F. BIBLICAL LAW AND CHANGE: ADAPTING DIVINE LAW TO NEW CIRCUMSTANCES -- Topic Four: Rabbinic Law of Injuries
  • A. AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF THE SECOND TEMPLE AND RABBINIC PERIODSB. MIDRASH HALAKHAH -- C. MISHNAH -- D. CALIFORNIA JURY INSTRUCTIONS -- E. GEMARA ON INJURIES: BAVA KAMMA 83b-84a, 85a-86a, 86b, 90b -- F. SECTARIAN LAWS OF INJURIES -- Topic Five: The Oral Torah: Rabbinic Exegesis and Oral Traditions -- A. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT I: EXEGESIS AND ITS JUSTIFICATION -- B. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT-I: THE METHODS ANDUSE OF EXEGESIS -- C. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT-II: THE ORALTRADITION -- D. Continuity and Change
  • E. The Limits of the Flexibility of the Text and the Tradition: Opposition Movements in Jewish Legal HistoryTopic Six: The Authority and Morality of the Tradition -- A. THE BASIS FOR OBEDIENCE OF THE LAW -- B. LAW AND MORALITY -- Topic Seven: Rabbinic Court Procedures -- A. THE STRUCTURE AND JURISDICTION OF COURTS -- B. SYSTEMS OF PROOF AND RULES OF EVIDENCE -- C. PROBLEMS WITH USING COURTS -- D. ALTERNATIVES TO COURTS -- Topic Eight: The Responsa Literature -- A. THE TALMUDIC AND GEONIC PERIODS: HESITANT BEGINNINGS
  • B. THE ELEVENTH TO FIFTEENTH CENTURIES: FRANCO-GERMANY AND SPAIN-NORTH AFRICAC. THE SIXTEENTH TO TWENTIETH CENTURIES: THE AHARONIM OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND EASTERN EUROPE -- D. WORLD WAR II-PRESENT: AMERICA: FOUR MOVEMENTS, FOUR CONCEPTIONS OF JEWISH LAW -- E. WORLD WAR II-PRESENT: ISRAEL -- Topic Nine: Codes -- A. THE TYPES OF CODES AND THEIR USE -- B. THE LITERATURE OF JEWISH CODIFICATION -- C. PROS AND CONS OF CODIFICATION -- D, EXAMPLE OF CODIFICATION: MAIMONIDES ON PERSONAL INJURIES -- Topic Ten: Legislation (Takkanot)
Control code
794701318
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 602 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887064609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794701318
Label
A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law, Elliot N. Dorff and Arthur Rosett
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • "A centennial publication of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America."
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Content -- PART I: The Literature and Methodsof Jewish Law -- Introduction -- A. THE ORIGINS AND AIMS OF THIS BOOK -- B. THE STRUCTURE AND METHODS OF THIS BOOK -- C. WHO ARE THE JEWS? -- D. COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT JEWISH LAW -- Topic One: Biblical Law -- A. THE BIBLICAL WORLD -- B. FUNDAMENTALIST AND HISTORICAL APPROACHES TO THE BIBLE -- C. THE STRUCTURE AND CONTENTS OF THE BIBLE -- D. THE BIBLICAL LAW CODES
  • Topic Two: The Biblical Law of InjuryA. THE COVENANT CODE'S TREATMENT OF PERSONAL INJURY -- B. THE CODE Of HAMMURABI -- C. THE HITTITE LAWS -- Topic Tllree: Biblical Jurisprudence -- A. LAW AND WORLD VIEW -- B. BIBLICAL METHODS Of RESOLVING DISPUTES -- C. THE SOURCE OF THE LAW AND LEGAL OBEDIENCE: THE COVENANT -- D. REASONS FOR OBEYING THE LAW -- E. LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE BIBLE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORAL NORMS AND GOD'S WORD -- F. BIBLICAL LAW AND CHANGE: ADAPTING DIVINE LAW TO NEW CIRCUMSTANCES -- Topic Four: Rabbinic Law of Injuries
  • A. AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF THE SECOND TEMPLE AND RABBINIC PERIODSB. MIDRASH HALAKHAH -- C. MISHNAH -- D. CALIFORNIA JURY INSTRUCTIONS -- E. GEMARA ON INJURIES: BAVA KAMMA 83b-84a, 85a-86a, 86b, 90b -- F. SECTARIAN LAWS OF INJURIES -- Topic Five: The Oral Torah: Rabbinic Exegesis and Oral Traditions -- A. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT I: EXEGESIS AND ITS JUSTIFICATION -- B. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT-I: THE METHODS ANDUSE OF EXEGESIS -- C. Two WAYS OF DEALING WITH A FIXED TEXT-II: THE ORALTRADITION -- D. Continuity and Change
  • E. The Limits of the Flexibility of the Text and the Tradition: Opposition Movements in Jewish Legal HistoryTopic Six: The Authority and Morality of the Tradition -- A. THE BASIS FOR OBEDIENCE OF THE LAW -- B. LAW AND MORALITY -- Topic Seven: Rabbinic Court Procedures -- A. THE STRUCTURE AND JURISDICTION OF COURTS -- B. SYSTEMS OF PROOF AND RULES OF EVIDENCE -- C. PROBLEMS WITH USING COURTS -- D. ALTERNATIVES TO COURTS -- Topic Eight: The Responsa Literature -- A. THE TALMUDIC AND GEONIC PERIODS: HESITANT BEGINNINGS
  • B. THE ELEVENTH TO FIFTEENTH CENTURIES: FRANCO-GERMANY AND SPAIN-NORTH AFRICAC. THE SIXTEENTH TO TWENTIETH CENTURIES: THE AHARONIM OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND EASTERN EUROPE -- D. WORLD WAR II-PRESENT: AMERICA: FOUR MOVEMENTS, FOUR CONCEPTIONS OF JEWISH LAW -- E. WORLD WAR II-PRESENT: ISRAEL -- Topic Nine: Codes -- A. THE TYPES OF CODES AND THEIR USE -- B. THE LITERATURE OF JEWISH CODIFICATION -- C. PROS AND CONS OF CODIFICATION -- D, EXAMPLE OF CODIFICATION: MAIMONIDES ON PERSONAL INJURIES -- Topic Ten: Legislation (Takkanot)
Control code
794701318
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 602 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887064609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794701318

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