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Marriage, Sex, and Family in Judaism
Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering readers a well-balanc...more
Paperback, 340 pages
Published September 28th 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published August 22nd 2005)
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I thought this was a good collection overall, though some of the essays are misleadingly named - I was researching modern fertility treatments, and one of the articles' titles seemed to be about that when it was actually about cloning. That aside, this is a good intro to some of the major issues, both legal/ halakhic and cultural, that come up in Jewish marriage and family life.