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Author Weinstein, Roni

Title Juvenile sexuality, Kabbalah, and Catholic reformation in Italy : Tiferet bahurim by Pinhas Barukh ben Pelatiyah Monselice / by Roni Weinstein ; translated by Batya Stein
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 450 pages)
Series Studies in Jewish history and culture, 1568-5004 ; v. 21
Studies in Jewish history and culture ; v. 21.
Contents Preface; Chapter One Tiferet Bahurim: A Reading Proposal; Chapter Two Tiferet Bahurim: Structure and Themes; Chapter Three Musar Literature: A Proposal for a Historical Reading; Chapter Four The Originality of the Work; Chapter Five A Book of Advice and Sexual Morality; Chapter Six Continuity and Innovation in Tiferet Bahurim; Chapter Seven Suppressed Voices; Chapter Eight Tiferet Bahurim: Circles of Action; Chapter Nine Between Publication and Concealment; Chapter Ten The Catholic Circle between Counter-Reformation and "Christian Civilization"; Chapter Eleven Halakhah vs. Kabbalah
Summary This book provides the first publication of the tract "Tiferet Bahurim (The Glory of Youth)" which was written in the mid-seventeenth century by R. Pinhas Barukh ben Pelatiyah Monselic in Ferrara, Italy. The tract was written as a guide for young men about to marry regarding their family life and their sexual deportment. By analyzing the "Tiferet Bahurim" Roni Weinstein addresses the following questions: What was the source of the growing interest in sexuality, and controlling juvenile sexuality? How is this tract related to centuries-old Jewish ethical literature, as well
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-427) and index
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Subject Monselice, Pinchas. Tifʼeret baḥurim
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Young men -- Sexual behavior -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
Youth -- Sexual behavior -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
Sex instruction for youth -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
Cabala -- History -- 17th century
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
Counter-Reformation -- Italy
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Theology.
Rabbinical literature.
Sex instruction for youth.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Young men -- Sexual behavior.
Youth -- Sexual behavior.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Monselice, Pinchas. Tifʼeret baḥurim
יגל, פינחס ברוך בן פלטיה. תפארת בחורים
ISBN 9789004181205