(+) The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism (1973 Neusner), book
From 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism
The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism (1973) is a book by Jacob Neusner.
Editions and translations
Published in Leiden: Brill, 1973.
Table of contents
- 1. The Biblical Legacy
- 2. Ideas of Purity in the Literature of the Period of the Second Temple
- 3. Purity in Talmudic Judaism
- 4. The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism
- Critique and Commentary (Mary Douglas, University College, London)
- Index of Scriptures and Talmudic Passages