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Divine Command Ethics: Jewish and Christian Perspectives / Edition 1

Divine Command Ethics: Jewish and Christian Perspectives / Edition 1

by Michael J. Harris


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ISBN-13: 9780415297691
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/23/2003
Series: Philosophical Ideas in Debate Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1590L (what's this?)

About the Author

Michael J. Harris has been Rabbi of the Hampstead Synagogue, London since 1995. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His main areas of interest are Jewish studies, philosophy of religion, and moral philosophy.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Divine Command Theory and the Shared Moral Universe of God and Humanity: The Analytical Framework of the Project 2. Analytical Discussion of Positions on DCT and SMU in Philosophy and Contemporary Jewish Thought 3. Biblical Texts 4. SMU: Rabbinic Texts and Concepts and Post-Talmudic Rabbinic Thought 5. Divine Command Theory in the Texts of Jewish Tradition 6. The Akedah: Genesis 22 and DCT/SMU 7. DCT/SMU and the Commandment to Wipe Out Amalek

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