REL 382 - Jewish Ethics

Description
This course explores traditional and contemporary Jewish approache to ethics. Central topics will include questions regarding love and justice, sin and repentance, respect for the human body, and the relationship between ethics and law. We will examine how understandings of Jewish ethics have been shaped by modernity, giving special attention to American Judaism; and we will consider how classical Jewish sources might speak to a range of contemporary moral and political issues.
Credits
4
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
33
Avg. Sections
1