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[Epub] ➟ Wrestling with God and Men Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition By Steven Greenberg – Soccerjerseys-wholesale.co Wrestling with God and Men is the product of Rabbi Steven Greenberg's ten year struggle to reconcile his homosexuality with Orthodox Judaism Employing traditional rabbinic resources Greenberg presentsWrestling with God and Men is the product of Rabbi Steven Greenberg's ten year struggle to reconcile his homosexuality with Orthodox Judaism Employing traditional rabbinic resources Greenberg presents readers with surprising biblical interpretations of the creation story the love of David and Jonathan the destruction of Sodom and the condemning verses of Leviti.

Cus But Greenberg goes beyond the uestion of whether homosexuality is biblically acceptable to ask how such relationships can be sacred In so doing he draws on a wide array of nonscriptural texts to introduce readers to occasions of same sex love in Talmudic narratives medieval Jewish poetry and prose and traditional Jewish case law literature Ultimately Greenb.

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