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Gentiles and Ritual Impurity in Rabbinic Sources

Christine E. Hayes

in Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities: Intermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151206
eISBN:
9780199834273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151208.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Rabbinic sources, tannaitic and amoraic, maintain that Gentiles are not subject to the laws of ritual impurity and do not convey ritual impurity to Jews according to Torah law. Passages adduced by ... More


Ritual Impurity and Sin in Tannaitic Literature

Jonathan Klawans

in Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter draws a brief contrast between the approach taken and the most clearly delineated approach in the field today in order to situate the methodological assumptions of the present work ... More


Ritual and Moral Impurity in the Hebrew Bible

Jonathan Klawans

in Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reevaluates the dynamic between sin and impurity in the Hebrew Bible. It specifically schematizes the two main conceptions of impurity in the Hebrew Bible. Some correctives and ... More


Ritual and Moral Impurity in the New Testament

Jonathan Klawans

in Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter points out some ways in which the analysis can shed light on some problems facing contemporary New Testament scholarship. In particular, the distinction between ritual and moral impurity ... More


Impurity and Sin in the Literature of Qumran

Jonathan Klawans

in Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the literature of Qumran, focusing on the texts that were not only unearthed at Qumran, but also generally recognized to have been composed by the group that settled here. The ... More


Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Jonathan Klawans

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Much has been written about ritual impurity in ancient Judaism, but the question of how the ancient Jews understood the relationship between defilement and sin has largely been ignored. This book ... More


Ritual Purity and Impurity

Menachem Kellner

in Maimonides' Confrontation with Mysticism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113294
eISBN:
9781800340381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113294.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses ritual purity and impurity, beginning with a discussion of two competing views. The debate between the text from Heikhalot rabati and the story about Rabban Johanan ben Zakai is ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Jonathan Klawans

in Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195132908
eISBN:
9780199848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132908.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The distinction between ritual and moral defilement is important—even essential—simply for understanding the biblical text itself. At least four distinct approaches to the question of the ... More


The Ritual Activities of the Vestal Virgins

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter analyzes the ritual obligations of the Vestal Virgins. The extensive ritual program assigned to the Vestal order further emphasizes the connection between these priestesses and the ... More


Temple Service: The Divinity of the Commandments

Menachem Kellner and David Gillis (eds)

in Maimonides the Universalist: The Ethical Horizons of the Mishneh Torah

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781906764555
eISBN:
9781800851078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764555.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Book of Temple Service (Sefer avodah) as the eighth book of the Mishnah torah that includes nine sections about the Temple and its rituals. It examines the Laws of the ... More


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