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Dorff, Elliot N.

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Works: 71 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 10,231 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: BJ1285.2, 296.36
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Most widely held works by Elliot N Dorff
Love your neighbor and yourself a Jewish approach to modern personal ethics by Elliot N Dorff ( )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now in Paperback!A leading ethicist suggests ways to take the moral high road in one?s personal life.In this topically relevant book on modern ethical issues, Dorff focuses on personal ethics, Judaism?s distinctive way of understanding human nature, our role in life, and what we should strive to be, both as individuals and as members of a community.Dorff addresses specific moral issues that affect or personal lives: privacy, particularly at work as it is affected by the Internet and other modern technologies; sex in and outside of marriage; family matters, such as adoption, surrogate motherhood, stepfamilies, divorce, parenting, and family violence; homosexuality; justice, mercy, and forgiveness; and charitable acts and social action
For the love of God and people a philosophy of Jewish law by Elliot N Dorff ( )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bringing the topic down to earth -- The body of Jewish law : how Jewish law resembles other legal systems -- The covenantal soul of Jewish law : how Jewish law is unique -- Motivations to live by Jewish law -- Continuity and change in Jewish law -- The relationship of Jewish law to morality and theology -- Jewish law and custom -- Comparisons to the right and the left -- Sample applications of my theory of Jewish law to specific cases
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff ( )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dynamics of power can affect people on political, social, and deeply personal levels. This newest volume in the Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices series examines these dynamics and asks readers to consider some difficult moral issues: How do we avoid the temptation to use power chiefly for our own advantage? How should bosses treat workers? Teachers treat students? Government treat citizens?
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff ( )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the newest addition to the Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices series, co-editors Elliot Dorff and Danya Ruttenberg have brought together a diverse group of Jews to comment on how Judaism affects their views and actions regarding sex. Contributors range from adult movie actor Ron Jeremy, to renowned feminist scholar Martha Ackelsberg, to noted writer and blogger Esther Kustanowitz, as well as rabbis, doctors, social workers, and activists. They discuss issues of monogamy, honesty, and communication in dating and marriage; testing for and disclosure of STDs; abortion, sex education, sex work, and sexuality
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff ( )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish choices, Jewish voices ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish choices, Jewish voices ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law by Elliot N Dorff ( Book )
8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary Jewish ethics and morality : a reader ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bibliography: p.467-468
Matters of life and death : a Jewish approach to modern medical ethics by Elliot N Dorff ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book discusses modern medical ethical dilemas from a specifically conservative Jewish point of view. The author includes issues such as artifical insemination, genetic engineering, cloning, surrogate motherhood, and birth control, as well as living wills, hospice care, euthanasia, organ donation, and autopsy
Contemporary Jewish theology : a reader ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff ( )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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To do the right and the good : a Jewish approach to modern social ethics by Elliot N Dorff ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way into Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) by Elliot N Dorff ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
War and national security ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social justice ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sex and intimacy by Elliot N Dorff ( )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oxford handbook of Jewish ethics and morality ( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text offers a collection of original essays by leading scholars from around the world. The first section of the volume describes the history of the Jewish tradition's moral thought from the Bible to contemporary Jewish approaches. The second part includes chapters on specific fields in ethics, including the ethics of medicine, business, sex, speech, politics, war and the environment
Knowing God : Jewish journeys to the unknowable by Elliot N Dorff ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary Jews often find meaning in Judaism's family and communal orientation, its beautiful rituals, its enriching culture, its sense of ethnic rootedness, and its moral values. For the classical Jewish tradition, however, all of these features of Judaism depend on a belief in God. Since many modern Jews do not know what to make of that belief, it is often ignored. They may be inspired by Judaism's high regard for education and its passion for justice, but their belief in God rests on childhood images of the Almighty. They are often embarrassed and uneasy, for they sense that their attach
 
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