Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: ritual slaughter x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Gorging and Carousing: Accounts of Jewish Dietary Guidelines and Eating Habits

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Following a survey of the depiction of Jewish eating customs in ancient and medieval texts, this chapter scrutinizes the corresponding early modern accounts. It addresses the Jews' abstinence from ... More


Ecology and Economy

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Islamic thought on ecology and the economy. It argues that the reform of human realities, mind-sets, understandings, and societies requires a broad view of what the problems are ... More


Regulated Rites

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter gathers together a variety of ways in which collective religious rites come to have legal significance. After touching briefly on historic examples of sanctuary and confession, it ... More


Meat and Wine

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how Jews faced particular problems in ‘carnivorous Europe’, where meat was eaten every day, servings were generous, and wine was drunk as though it were water. For Jews, ... More


Rajab in Pre-Islamic Arabia and in Early Islam

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents Rajab as one of the three holy months of pre-Islamic Arabia. The taboo on manslaughter during Rajab allowed safe travel, fairs, and the performance of the pilgrimage known as ... More


Holiness: Commandments as Instruments

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/9781906764555.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the fifth of the fourteen volumes of the Mishneh torah, the Book of Holiness (Sefer kedushah). It talks about the three sections of the Book of Holiness, which includes the ... More


Agobard of Lyons, Megillat Aḥima’ats, and the Babylonian Orientation of Early Ashkenaz

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a close reading of early reports into preparing meat for Jewish consumption. It focuses on a scathing letter written by Agobard of Lyons, a ninth-century archbishop, to Emperor ... More


View: