Item 9215. THE JEWISH LAW OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES : AND ITS RELATION TO THE LAW OF THE STATE [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO WISSENSCHAFT LEADER DAVID CASSEL]

THE JEWISH LAW OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES : AND ITS RELATION TO THE LAW OF THE STATE [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO WISSENSCHAFT LEADER DAVID CASSEL]

Cincinnati : Bloch Pub. And Print. Co., 1884. Hardback. Item #36887

1st Edition. Later boards. 8vo. 149 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Singerman #3273 Based on lectures by Mielziner, this text discusses the legal, religious and historical aspects of marriage using a framework that compares and contrasts “ethical doctorine” and “law”. “In 1857 [Mielziner] was called as principal of the religious school to Copenhagen, where he remained until 1865, when he was called to the rabbinate of the Congregation Anshe Chesed in New York ("New Yorker Staats-Zeitung, " 1865, No. 215) . When this congregation was absorbed by the Beth-El congregation, he opened a private school, which he conducted until 1879, when he received a call as professor of Talmud and rabbinical literature from the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. Upon the death of Isaac M. Wise March 26, 1900, he became president of this institution, and held this position until his death. ” (EJ 1906) Subjects: Marriage law. Divorce. Marriage (Jewish law) . Divorce (Jewish law) . Ex-Library with usual markings. Rebound in black cloth. Inscribed by the author to David Cassel. “Cassel was a German historian and Jewish theologian… (His) name is intimately connected with the founders of Jewish science in Germany. ” (Wikipedia, 2016) Tear on title page. Inside text is bright and clean. Good + condition. (AMR-43-42b).

Price: $225.00

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