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Call # KBM598 .F58 2011
Author Fleishman, Joseph
Title Father-daughter relations in biblical law / by Joseph Fleishman
Imprint Bethesda, Md. : CDL Press, 2011
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Descript. xii, 279 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-266) and indexes
Subject Parent and child (Jewish law)
Women (Jewish law)
Fathers and daughters in the Bible
Women (Assyro-Babylonian law)
OCLC # 694080459
Table of Contents
I.General Introduction1
II.Sale of a Daughter as a Slave in Exodus 21:7--117
2.Reasons for the Sale17
3.Transfer of a Daughter to a Purchaser's Authority30
4.Legal Status of a Daughter Sold by Her Father31
5.Structure of the Law41
6.First Sub-case44
7.Second Sub-case54
8.Third Sub-case58
9.Fourth Sub-case62
10.Rights and Legal Status of a Daughter at Her Purchaser's Home65
11.Law of the Slave-girl as a Casuistic Law67
12.Protective Measures for the Daughter "Sold" by Her Father77
III.Authority of a Father to Prostitute His Daughter in Leviticus 19:2993
2.Prostitution of a Daughter in Mesopotamia96
3.Authority of an Israelite Father to Prostitute His Daughter according to Leviticus 19:29136
4.Meaning of the Motive Clause147
5.Negative Consequences of Prostitution according to Hosea 4:11--14152
6.Objectives of the Prohibition against Prostituting a Daughter162
IV.Prohibition against a Priest's Daughter Becoming a Prostitute in Leviticus 21:9173
2.Background of the Law173
3.Nature of the Priest's Daughter's Transgression and the Ensuing Punishment183
4.Application of the Law186
5.Repercussions of a Priest's Daughter's Prostitution on Her Father193
6.Procedures Followed in Practice199
8.Appendix: Burning as a Punishment217
V.General Conclusions221
1.Protection of a Daughter's Personal Freedom221
2.Protection of the Daughter's Current and Future Social Status222
3.Protection of a Father who Is a Priest224
 Appendix I229
 Index of Primary Sources267
 Index of Authors Referenced274