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Tsa'ar Ba'ale Hayim - The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: Its Bases, Development and Legislation in Hebrew Literature

Cohen, Noah J.

Published by The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C., 1959
Condition: vg Soft cover

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Lg. octavo. xv,[2],208pp. Original printed wraps. ".the material pertaining to "Tsa'ar Ba'ale Hayim" will be treated in two distinct books. Book I will deal with its bases and development as reflected in the Biblical, midrashic and talmudic literature; Book II will examine its practical application and will deal with the actual Biblical and post-Biblical legislation relating to the treatment of the beast. Through them, it is hoped, facts and truths will once again be placed in their proper perspective and that the findings based on a scientific examination of the sources investigated will categorically support the contention that in Judaism, kindness and the prevention of cruelty to animals is a Biblical concept and therefore embodied in the very structure of Israel's institutional life. Book I: Bases and Development in Biblical, Midrashic and Talmudic Literature. Part I, Relationship between God and Beast. Part II, Relationship between Man and Beast. Book II: Legislation and Development in Biblical and Post-Biblical Literature. Part III, Treatment of the Beast. This was a dissertation submitted to the faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the Catholic University of America in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Sunning, abrasions and some creasing on wraps. Wraps in good-, interior in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 24817

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Title: Tsa'ar Ba'ale Hayim - The Prevention of ...

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C.

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

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