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The Jewish Liturgy of Marriage
SIDIC (1981)
  • Asher Finkel, Seton Hall University
Abstract
This essay examines the Jewish liturgy of marriage and how it reflects the axiological meaning of the intrinsic values of a significant collective experience. This article was revised and reprinted in Jewish Roots of Christian Liturgy, edited by Eugene J. Fisher, 65-81. New York: Paulist, 1990.
Keywords
  • Jewish liturgy,
  • marriage,
  • nuptial covenant,
  • berith,
  • Bridegrooms' Benediction,
  • Birkat Hatanim,
  • imitatio Dei,
  • Deut 11,
  • Deuteronomy 11,
  • Matrimonial Symbolism,
  • prophetic speech,
  • da'at,
  • debhar,
  • logos,
  • Jer 2,
  • Jeremiah 2,
  • Ezek 16,
  • Ezekiel 16,
  • Gen 4,
  • Genesis 4,
  • suzerain treaty,
  • Deut 26,
  • Deuteronomy 26,
  • Deut 27,
  • Deuteronomy 27,
  • Hos 2,
  • Hosea 2,
  • repentance,
  • new covenant,
  • Mal 2,
  • Malachi 2,
  • Mk10,
  • Mark 10,
  • Matt 19,
  • Matthew 19,
  • Matthew 5,
  • Matt 5,
  • altruistic love,
  • Christian life,
  • Pharasaic,
  • Mishnah Giffin,
  • Rabbi Yochanan,
  • rabbinic,
  • rabbis,
  • Talmud Giffin,
  • Lev 19,
  • Leviticus 19,
  • betrothal,
  • qiddushin,
  • nuptial canopy,
  • Lev 18,
  • Leviticus 18,
  • Talmud Sotah,
  • Rabbi Meir,
  • Hierogamic Interpretation,
  • Messianic Symbolism,
  • marriage contract,
  • gamikon,
  • shir yediduth,
  • Justin's Dialogue,
  • Midrash Rabba,
  • Zuta,
  • Canticles,
  • bridegroom,
  • Jn 3,
  • John 3,
  • eleos,
  • loving deeds,
  • gemilut hesed,
  • almsgiving,
  • sedupsh,
  • Heilsgeschichte,
  • Adam and Eve,
  • Pirqe de Rabbi Eliezer,
  • Genesis Rabba,
  • Soferim 19,
  • Talmud Kettubah,
  • pilgrimage,
  • lament for the destruction of the Temple,
  • Ma'on,
  • Talmud Hagigah,
  • Talmud Berakhot,
  • Psalm 137,
  • Isaiah 43,
  • Isa 43,
  • meherah,
  • Jer 33,
  • Jeremiah 33
Publication Date
1981
Citation Information
Asher Finkel. "The Jewish Liturgy of Marriage" SIDIC 14.1 (1981): 4-9.