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The intensive rabbinic religious involvement Sanctifi- led to the growth of a new
concept of worship. While in cation the Bible worship was usually centred in the
sanctuary of of the Temple in Jerusalem, the rabbis, particularly after everyday
Though familiar with the concept of natural law (ethical principles inherent in the
nature of things and apprehensible through human reason), the rabbis objected
to making nature the basis of law. Even rabbinic ordinances were regarded as ...
To protect the rights of wives and daughters, rabbinic law obligated the sons to
maintain the widows and unmarried daughters. (4) Financial law: except for Gen.
23:9 ff., Jer. 32:10, and Ruth 4:8, Scripture makes no reference to transaction ...
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