Roundtable: Thinking about Sin

By Ruth Langer, Richard Hirsh, Susan Berrin, Marc Margolius, Nehemia Polen, Jan Uhrbach

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2008

Sh'ma asks a number of rabbis to consider how they teach about sin, and what role it plays in the spiritual lives of their students and congregants. The rabbis explored whether sin is a useful category, or if it simply engenders guilt; the relationship of belief to sinning; sinning and repentance; and the impact of Christian thought on Jewish attitudes toward sin.

Topic: Theology, Sin, Rabbinate, Christianity, Spirituality, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Clergy, Diversity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.652

Page Number(s): 6-9

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Langer, Ruth. Hirsh, Richard. Berrin, Susan. Margolius, Marc. Polen, Nehemia. Uhrbach, Jan. Roundtable: Thinking about Sin. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2008: 6-9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7200


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