Some aspects of Jewish ethics

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Statementby Kenneth Carlton Zwerin ... foreword by the Rev. James. M. Malloch ...
SeriesChurch divinity school of the Pacific. Publications in theology and ethics., vol. I, no. 1
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Pagination20 p.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zwerin, Kenneth C. (Kenneth Carlton), Some aspects of Jewish ethics. Berkeley, Calif., A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1: You Shall Be Holy is the initial volume of the first major code of Jewish ethics to be written in the English language.

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By the editors of the Encyclopedia of Judaism. Jewish ethics may be divided into (1) Biblical, (2) Apocryphal, (3) rabbinical, (4) philosophical, (5) modern; under the last will be discussed the concordant, or discordant, Some aspects of Jewish ethics book of Jewish ethics to ethical doctrine as derived from the theories advanced by the various modern philosophical schools.

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Jewish affirmations about God and humans intersect in the concept of Torah as the ordering of human existence in the direction of the divine. Humans are ethically responsible creatures who are responsive to the presence of God in nature and in history.

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Jewish Medical Ethics 29 rules and regulations and provide legal, ethical and personal guidance to the Jewish people.4 The following are some basic principles of Jewish ethics as viewed by Orthodox Judaism: • In Judaism, there is no basic difference between laws and regulations and morals and ethics because both are integral.

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Ethics is a key aspect of legal rabbinic literature, the literature of halakhah, found in the Mishnah, Talmud and other texts. Ethics is also a key aspect of non-legal rabbinic literature, the literature of aggadah.

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Learn about Author Central 3/5(1). A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1: You Shall Be Holy is the initial volume of the first major code of Jewish ethics to be written in the English language. It is a monumental work on the vital topic of personal character and integrity by one of the premier Jewish /5(46).

Serving as an introduction to Jewish ethics, it acquaints the student with the distinctive methodological issues involved and offers a sampling of Jewish positions on contemporary moral problems.

The book features work from both traditionalist and liberal contributors, making this the only volume which encompasses the full range of contemporary.

Ethics in the Bible refers to the system(s) or theory(ies) produced by the study, interpretation, and evaluation of biblical morals, (including the moral code, standards, principles, behaviors, conscience, values, rules of conduct, or beliefs concerned with good and evil and right and wrong), that are found in the Hebrew and Christian comprises a narrow part of the larger fields of.

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It aims to compare and contrast the Jewish ethical tradition in Greco-Roman, Christian and Moslem ethics. Topics include: suicide, self-sacrifice, euthanasia, lying and deception, political ethics, the ethics of war and peace, women and ethics, sexual ethics, This volume investigates ethical perspectives and themes in Judaism from the biblical 1/5.

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For thousands of years the Jewish tradition has been a source of moral guidance, for Jews and non-Jews alike. As the chapters in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality show, the theologians and practitioners of Judaism have a long history of wrestling with moral questions, responding to them in an open, argumentative mode that reveals the strengths and weaknesses of all.

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