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When a lie is not a sin : the Hebrew Bible's framework for deciding

Author: Dennis S Ross
Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont : Jewish Lights Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This candid look at religion and truthfulness is ideal for anyone interested in exploring the religious basis for personal decision making, conscience and morality, including Jews of all denominations personally or in Torah study groups, Christians and social justice activists."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis S Ross
ISBN: 9781580238588 1580238580 1580238653 9781580238656
OCLC Number: 930041213
Description: xviii, 154 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Truth. The Hebrew Bible is tru ; The Hebrew Bible and the truth : science, history, and spirit --
Little lies. The white lie ; Embellishment ; The half0truth ; The benevolent/paternalistic lie ; Little lies, big headaches --
Big lies. Lying to protect oneself : part 1 ; Lying to protect oneself : part 2 ; Lying to get ahead ; Lying to hurt others ; The noble truth and the noble lie --
The framework. Instruments of decision ; Medical ethics : personal decisions and Jewish perspectives ; A rulebook for living or a framework for deciding? --
Epilogue : the examined Jewish life.
Responsibility: Rabbi Dennis S. Ross.

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"This candid look at religion and truthfulness is ideal for anyone interested in exploring the religious basis for personal decision making, conscience and morality, including Jews of all denominations personally or in Torah study groups, Christians and social justice activists."--Back cover.

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