Jewish Ethics

RELIGION341

Survey of Jewish ethics from antiquity to modern times, with focus on both general methods and specific case studies. How different traditional Jewish sources and communities respond to ethical challenges such as the death penalty, abortion, cloning, the environment, and economic justice, especially in the U.S. responses from a variety of Jewish perspectives (Reform, Orthodox, and Conservative). One course.

 

Crosslisting Numbers: 

JEWST341
ETHICS341
Ethics Elective

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, W