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Judaism, human rights, and human values

Author: Lenn Evan Goodman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998.
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In this important addition to the field of Jewish ethics, Goodman argues forcefully that the Jewish tradition has a significant contribution to make to the general discourse on ethical issues. After refuting the notion that "human rights" is a purely modern notion, Goodman traces the idea of such rights to its key biblical sources. He goes on to consider the works of medieval thinkers like Saadiah Goan and Moses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goodman, Lenn Evan, 1944-
Judaism, human rights, and human values.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97036235
(OCoLC)37464262
Named Person: John Stuart Mill; John Stuart Mill
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lenn Evan Goodman
ISBN: 0585245681 9780585245683 1280471115 9781280471117
OCLC Number: 45733915
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 202 pages)
Contents: The idea of deserts --
Judaism and human rights --
Abortion and the emergence of life --
On liberty reconsidered --
The rights and wrongs of nations.
Responsibility: Lenn E. Goodman.

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Lenn Goodman argues forcefully that the Jewish tradition has a significant contribution to make to the general discourse on ethical issues. His goal in this book is to seek within the Jewish  Read more...

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Will interest and inform anyone concerned with the role of Scripture in the contemporary world * Journal for the Study of the Old Testament *

 
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