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Author Kessler, Gwynn.

Title Conceiving Israel : the fetus in rabbinic narratives / Gwynn Kessler.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  296.120861264 KESS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 248 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Divinations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. The Torah of the Fetus -- Ch. 2. Covenantal Fetuses -- Ch. 3. And the Sons Struggled -- Ch. 4. Embryology as Theology -- Ch. 5. Reproductive Theology.
Subject Fetuses in rabbinical literature.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780812241754 (alk. paper)
0812241754 (alk. paper)