The Book of Vows
About the Book
The Book of Vows is the sixth book in the “Mishneh Torah”, it deals with one topic: The spoken word and holiness of speech. With the end of the previous book, The Book of Holiness, which deals mostly things that go into our mouths, forbidden foods, this one deals with things coming out of our mouth.
The book begins with the laws of oaths, what is an oath and what is the fate of perjuring, it continues to the laws of vows, and then to the laws of nazirites (Maimonides determines whether becoming a nazirite is an ideal situation or for repairong a situation which is not right) and finishes with the laws of values and boycotts, laws of endowments that a person makes to holiness.
Structure of the Book:
Example Pages From the Book
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The Book of Women
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The Book of Holiness
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The Book of Seeds
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