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Abortion in Judaism

Author: Daniel Schiff, Dr.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Abortion in Judaism presents a complete Jewish legal history of abortion from the earliest relevant biblical references through the end of the twentieth century. For the first time, almost every Jewish text relevant to the abortion issue is explored, providing important insights into the development of Jewish ethical principles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schiff, Daniel, Dr.
Abortion in Judaism.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002067371
(OCoLC)49627736
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Schiff, Dr.
ISBN: 0511020953 9780511020957 0511044119 9780511044113 9780521806220 0521806224 9780521521666 0521521661 051115786X 9780511157868 9780511606335 0511606338 1280433507 9781280433504
OCLC Number: 56213071
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 288 pages)
Contents: The conundrum takes shape: foundational verses --
Evaluating life: Rabbinic perspectives on fetal standing --
Divining a prohibition: the positions of the Rishonim and Acharonim --
No clear consensus: the sages of a rising modernity --
The struggle returns: Jewish views begin to take form --
Confronting a new reality: legislation for a Jewish state --
A Halakhic challenge: discerning Jewish abortion principles.
Responsibility: Daniel Schiff.
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