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Jewish Ethics for the Twenty-First Century

Living in the Image of God (Library of Jewish Philosophy)

by Byron L. Sherwin

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • 21st century,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - Theology,
  • Jewish ethics,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Bioethics,
  • Religious aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049060M
    ISBN 100815606249
    ISBN 109780815606246

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