Dharma and halacha : comparative studies in Hindu-Jewish philosophy and religion / edited by Ithamar Theodor and Yudit Kornberg Greenberg
- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 
- Physical Description:
- x, 262 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Theodor, Ithamar, 1959- and Greenberg, Yudit Kornberg
- Image worship and sacrifice: legitimacy, illegitimacy, and theological debate / Rachel Fell McDermott, Daniel F. Polish -- Shakthi Garbha as Ark of the Covenant at an American Hindu Goddess Temple / Tracy Pintchman -- Working toward a more perfect world: hospitality and domestic practices in Indian and Jewish normative texts / Philippe Borne -- Dharma and Halacha: reflections on Hindu and Jewish ethics / Ithamar Theodor -- Humane subjects and eating animals: comparing implied anthropologies in Jewish and Jain dietary practice / Aaron Gross -- Animal justice and moral mendacity / Purushottama Bilimoria -- Lethal wives and impure widows: the widow marriage taboo in Jewish and Hindu law and lore / Shoshana Razel Gordon Guedalia -- The Guru and the Zaddik and the testimony of the Holy Ones / Thomas A. Forsthoefel -- Reading eros, sacred place, and divine love in the Gitagovinda and Shir Ha-Shirim / Yudit Kornberg Greenberg -- on the comparative realization of aesthetic consciousness in Kabbalah and Tantra / Paul C. Martin -- On the AUM and the Tetragrammaton / Daniel Sperber -- Epilogue: Hindu-Jewish encounters-whence, whither, and why? Theorizing embodied communities in the academy and beyond / Barbara A. Holdrege
- "This work provides an anthology of close textual readings and examinations of a wide range of topics by leading scholars in interreligious scholarship and Hindu-Jewish dialogue, offering innovative approaches to categories such as ritual, sacrifice, ethics, and theology while underscoring affinities between Hindu and Jewish philosophy and religion" --
- 9781498512794 hardcover alkaline paper
1498512798 hardcover alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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