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nature of man in Judaism and social work

Norman Linzer

nature of man in Judaism and social work

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Published by Commission on Synagogue Relations, Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Man (Jewish theology),
  • Social service.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Norman Linzer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM627 .L56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4744008M
    LC Control Number78058206


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Humans are ethically responsible creatures who are responsive to the presence of God in nature and in history. Although this responsiveness is expressed on many levels, it is most explicitly called. 4 For further discussion of this point among contemporary Jewish thinkers, consult Eilon Schwartz, “Judaism and Nature: Theological and Moral Issues to Consider while Renegotiating a Jewish Relationship to the Natural World,” in Judaism and Environmental Ethics, ed.

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