Death in Jewish Life

Death in Jewish Life

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This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts of charity; funeral and mourning rites; the influences of the surrounding non-Jewish; the effects of major acts of persecution.grandson of the extraordinary Dhuoda, whose famous manual for her eldest son ( Williama#39;s uncle) testifies to the importance of ... A Carolingian Womana#39;s Counsel for Her Son, translated and with an introduction by Carol Neel (Lincoln, Nebraska : The ... 1991); reprinted with an Afterword by Carol Neel (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1999). ... 48 For a continental 34 Frederick S. Paxton .

Title:Death in Jewish Life
Author:Stefan C. Reif, Andreas Lehnardt, Avriel Bar-Levav
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2014-08-27


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