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Judaism and disability: portrayals in ancient texts from the Tanach through the Bavli. Judaism and disability: portrayals in ancient texts from the Tanach through the Bavli.

Judaism and Disability, a beautifully produced volume, is a detailed and careful study of the portrayal of people with a variety of disabilities in Jewish texts, from the earliest writings to about . 500. Abrams discusses bodily, cognitive, hearing, and psychological dis-abilities, as well as disease and cosmetic characteristics that could render a person ritually impure. The first chapter, an introduction to the book, lays out a chronology of early Jewish histo-ry and summarizes the texts.

Within literature and religious texts, disability often functions as both metaphor and mirror-allowing readers to examine critically . Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

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and through the Bavli, the Talmud of Babylonia written between the 5th and 7th centuries .

portions of which allow the new book Judaism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach through the Bavli to document attitudes toward disabled people in the earliest centuries of this ancient culture.

Judism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach Through the Bavli, by Judith Z. Abrams .

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In this book Judith K. Abrams presents scholar and layperson alike with a masterful study of the treatment of the physically and cognitively challenged in the authoritative sacred texts of Israel from the Iron Age through the Babylonian Talmud circa 500 .

Disability; Religious Ethics; Health Care for Particular Diseases or Groups; Health Care for Mentally Disabled . Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition: Writings From the Bible to Today . Freeman, David L. and Abrams, Judith Z. (1999). Related Items in Google Scholar.

Disability; Religious Ethics; Health Care for Particular Diseases or Groups; Health Care for Mentally Disabled Persons; Collections. EthxWeb: Literature in Bioethics.

Within literature and religious texts, disability often functions as both metaphor and mirror-allowing readers to examine critically how cultures view bodies, the limits of normalcy, and the spectacle of difference. The Babylonian Talmud, a wide- ranging and complex literary and legal text redacted in the sixth century CE, represents the flourishing of rabbinic Jewish culture. The Talmud is a primary and central source for the development of Jewish law-and it remains essential in contemporary Jewish thought.