Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Golden Rule by Jacob Neusner

This book presents a new examination of ethical dictum 'The Golden Rule' exploring its formulation and significance in relation to the world's major religions.The Golden Rule: treat others as you would like to be treated. This ethical dictum is a part of most of the world's religions and has been considered by numerous religious figures and philosophers over the centuries. This new collection contains specially commissioned essays which take a fresh look at this guiding principle from a comparative perspective. Participants examine the formulation and significance of the Golden Rule in the world's major religions by applying four questions to the tradition they consider: What does it say? What does it mean? How does it work? How does it matter?Freshly examining the Golden Rule in broad comparative context provides a fascinating account of its uses and meaning, and allows us to assess if, how and why it matters in human cultures and societies.

Buy The Golden Rule by Jacob Neusner from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781847062956
ISBN-10: 1847062954
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Golden Rule by Jacob Neusner

Book Reviews - The Golden Rule by Jacob Neusner

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Golden Rule book by Jacob Neusner and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Jacob Neusner

Jacob Neusner is the author or editor of over 700 books including The Incarnation of God: The Character of Divinity in Formative Judaism.

Books By Jacob Neusner

Transformations in Ancient Judaism by Jacob Neusner
Paperback, April 2016
$41.12
Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period by Jacob Neusner
Paperback, July 2014
$79.20
Torah Revealed, Torah Fulfilled by Jacob Neusner
Paperback, November 2011
$44.99
Introduction to World Religions by Jacob Neusner
Paperback, May 2010
$67.66