Poverty and charity in the Jewish community of medieval Egypt

What was it like to be poor in the Middle Ages? In the past, the answer to this question came only from institutions and individuals who gave relief to the less fortunate. This book, by one of the top scholars in the field, is the first comprehensive book to study poverty in a premodern Jewish commu...

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Main Author: Cohen, Mark R., 1943-
Corporate Authors: ebrary, Inc.
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Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2005.
Series:Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
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Call Number: HC79.P6 C56 2005eb
Online Access:http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10284021 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary