Daniel Schiff's Abortion in Judaism PDF

By Daniel Schiff

ISBN-10: 0521521661

ISBN-13: 9780521521666

ISBN-10: 0521806224

ISBN-13: 9780521806220

Abortion in Judaism provides an entire Jewish criminal heritage of abortion from the earliest suitable biblical references throughout the finish of the 20 th century. For the 1st time, nearly each Jewish textual content appropriate to the abortion factor is explored intimately. those texts are investigated in old series, thereby elucidating the improvement inherent in the Jewish method of abortion. Following the exam of the foundational assets, a variety of modern responses from around the Jewish spectrum can also be brought so one can probe their position during this historical past, in addition to to figure the instructions within which they'd have the legislations continue. The impression of Jewish abortion legislation upon Israeli legislative enactments is evaluated, in addition to the social results of such laws. ultimately, the paintings considers the insights that this thematic historical past presents into Jewish moral ideas, in addition to into the position of halakhah inside Judaism.

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