Creating an Ethical Jewish Life
A Practical Introduction to Classic Teachings on How to be a Jew
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Creating an Ethical Jewish Life by Byron L. Sherwin
Book Description"Ethics" may sound like an abstract concept more suited to dusty halls of academia than day-to-day life. But a closer look at the Jewish ethical literature - era-spanning classics like THE PATH OF THE UPRIGHT by Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto and DUTIES OF THE HEART by Bahya ibn Pakudah - puts that misconception to rest and provides a compelling action plan for living ethically. In an accessible and highly readable fashion, this one-of-a-kind book introduces the genre of Jewish ethical literature and, with excerpts from the texts themselves, shows what it means to be truly Jewish in your work life, relationships, parenting, play, relationship with God, death and everything in between. Originally published as HOW TO BE A JEW.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781580231145
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Byron L. Sherwin
Jewish Ethical Values, Paperback (July 2015)
With insightful commentary, passion and expertise, Rabbis Sherwin and Cohen guide us through selections from classic Jewish ethical literature, offering clear explanations of the historical context of each writing and thoughtful applications of their wisdom on the problems we grapple with today.
Faith Finding Meaning, Paperback (February 2013)
Byron Sherwin demonstrates that Jewish theological thinking can be understood as a response to visceral existential issues and argues that human meaning and fulfillment can be discovered in the application of an authentic Jewish way of thinking and living.
Jewish Ethics for the Twenty-first Century, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Byron L. Sherwin
Demonstrates how the wisdom of the past - found in classical texts that comprise Jewish religious tradition - can forcefully address the moral perplexities of the present. The text delineates a methodology for Jewish ethics, which the author applies to a wide range of issues.
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