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The Resource Abortion in Judaism, Daniel Schiff, (electronic resource)

Abortion in Judaism, Daniel Schiff, (electronic resource)

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Abortion in Judaism
Title
Abortion in Judaism
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Daniel Schiff
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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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  • Abortion, Induced
  • Judaism
  • Abortion, Eugenic
  • Abortion, Therapeutic
  • Beginning of Human Life
  • Fetus
  • Judaism
  • Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal
  • Theology
  • Value of Life
Label
Abortion in Judaism, Daniel Schiff, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.275-284) and index
Contents
1. The conundrum takes shape: foundational verses -- 2. Evaluating life: rabbinic perspectives on fetal standing -- 3. Divining a prohibition: the positions of the Rishonim and Acharonim -- 4. No clear consensus: the sages of a rising modernity -- 5. The struggle returns: Jewish views begin to take form -- 6. Confronting a new reality: legislation for a Jewish state -- 7. A halakhic challenge: discerning Jewish abortion principles
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000096169
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780521806220
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000096169
Label
Abortion in Judaism, Daniel Schiff, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.275-284) and index
Contents
1. The conundrum takes shape: foundational verses -- 2. Evaluating life: rabbinic perspectives on fetal standing -- 3. Divining a prohibition: the positions of the Rishonim and Acharonim -- 4. No clear consensus: the sages of a rising modernity -- 5. The struggle returns: Jewish views begin to take form -- 6. Confronting a new reality: legislation for a Jewish state -- 7. A halakhic challenge: discerning Jewish abortion principles
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000096169
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780521806220
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000096169

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