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by Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff


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A National Jewish Book Award Winner Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition.

A National Jewish Book Award Winner Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition. Ships from and sold by Ambis Enterprises. Temporarily out of stock.

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Elliot Dorff explores the Jewish perspective of social justice in relation to topics such as poverty, war, intrafaith and interfaith relations, family and privacy. He also covers Jewish social ethics as they both relate to and contrast with today's Christian and American belief systems. Dorff, a respected leader in the field of Jewish ethics, argues that Jewish sources, when properly placed within the framework of modern-day realities, can provide guidance for Jews looking to "do the right and the good" in their daily lives.

In addition, he has written books on social ethics To Do the Right and .

In addition, he has written books on social ethics To Do the Right and the Good, and The Way into Tikkun Olam: (Repairing the World) and personal ethics Love Your Neighbor and Yourself. His books on social ethics include chapters on interfaith relations, pluralism within the Jewish community, poverty, justice, war, and communal forgiveness. right and left of his approach and some specific examples of his own rabbinic rulings that illustrate his theory.

To Do The Right And The Good: A Jewish Approach To Modern Social Ethics by Conservative Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff is an informed and informative examination of the commitment of Judaism to social equality. From the ethics of war and international intervention, to looking at the social problem of poverty from a Jewish point of view, to pluralism within the Jewish community itself, To Do The Right And The Good is a thought-provoking and highly recommended look at human motivations, what it means to be Jewish, and the necessity of holding oneself to an ethical standard.

Dorff, Elliot N. Bibliographic Citation. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2002. To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics, by Elliot N. Dorff; Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World, by Dennis P. Hollinger; Navigating Right and Wrong: Ethical Decision Making in a Pluralistic Age, by Daniel E. Lee . Yarri, Donna (2004-09). Related Items in Google Scholar.

Elliot N. Dorff is rector and Sol and Anne Dorff Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish .

He is author of twelve books, four published by JPS, including To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics (2002), winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Categories: 20th century.

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Xix, 456 pages ; 24 cm. This book discusses modern medical ethical dilemas from a specifically conservative Jewish point of view. The author includes issues such as artificial insemination, genetic engineering, cloning, surrogate motherhood, and birth control, as well as living wills, hospice care, euthanasia, organ donation, and autopsy. Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-442) and index. Matters of method and belief. Consulting the Jewish tradition for moral guidance - Fundamental beliefs underlying Jewish medical ethics - Moral issues at the beginning of life.

Dorff was ordained as a rabbi from the Jewish Theological Seminary in. .

Dorff was ordained as a rabbi from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1970. He earned a P. in philosophy from Columbia University in 1971. Contemporary Jewish Ethics and Morality: A Reader" (With Louis Newman): Oxford University Press, 1995 "Matters of Life and Death: A Jewish Approach to Modern Medical Ethics": Jewish Publication Society, 1998 "Contemporary Jewish Theology: A Reader" (with Louis Newman): Oxford University Press, 1999 To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics: Jewish Publication Society, 2002.

A thought-provoking examination of Jewish social ethics in relation to the mores of contemporary society. The author focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as poverty, ware, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness. In addition, he discusses Jewish social ethics as they relate to and contrast with Christian and American belief systems in modern society.
To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics download epub
Judaism
Author: Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff
ISBN: 0827607156
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Subcategory: Judaism
Language: English
Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society (June 20, 2002)
Pages: 303 pages