Sex, Drugs and Violence in the Jewish Tradition: Moral Perspectives

Sex, Drugs and Violence in the Jewish Tradition: Moral Perspectives

by Daniel B. Kohn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765761807

ISBN-13: 9780765761804

Pub. Date: 08/18/2004

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

Daniel B. Kohn, a long-time rabbi and teacher, brings the voice of Judaism to many moral questions. Through insights gleaned from the Tanakh, the Talmud, and the four-thousand-year-old Jewish tradition, Sex, Drugs, and Violence in the Jewish Tradition provides readers with thoughtful insights into how one of the world's oldest religions can answer some of our most…  See more details below

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Daniel B. Kohn, a long-time rabbi and teacher, brings the voice of Judaism to many moral questions. Through insights gleaned from the Tanakh, the Talmud, and the four-thousand-year-old Jewish tradition, Sex, Drugs, and Violence in the Jewish Tradition provides readers with thoughtful insights into how one of the world's oldest religions can answer some of our most current questions. Far from a book of prescriptive instruction, Sex, Drugs, and Violence in the Jewish Tradition elevates current debates on these issues to a higher moral level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765761804
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
08/18/2004
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IViolence in the Jewish tradition
1Confronting gossip3
2Rebuking your fellow person19
3Dealing with anger39
4Self-defense53
5War71
6Peace83
Pt. IIDrugs (alcohol) in the Jewish tradition
7Wine in the Hebrew Bible95
8The rabbis on wine107
9The lighter side of wine121
10The problem with Purim129
11Caring for our bodies139
Pt. IIISex in the Jewish tradition
12Morality and sexuality147
13Holiness and sexuality161
14Sex that hurts or destroys173
15Nonmarital sex187
16Marital sex199

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