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The Holy and the Profane: Evolution of Jewish Folkways
The Holy and the Profane Evolution of Jewish Folkways
Author: Theodore H. Gaster
This book traces the origins and development of Jewish popular customs associated with the major events in life, from birth to death. From charms for the protection of the newborn through the rite of circumcision, early forms of the marriage contract, and the dietary laws, to observances connected with the burial and commemoration of the dead, ...  more »
ISBN: 230339
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Morrow Quill Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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