Ethical Problems with Sacred Texts

By Walter S. Wurzburger

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, October 18, 1996

When contemporary morality does not allow acceptance of some of the Torah's laws, there is ambiguity about which to follow. The author argues that it should be the Torah because ethical codes are human made and relevant only to the period in which they are created.

Topic: Theology, Morality, Ethics, Racism, Jewish Text, Sexism

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.519

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Wurzburger, Walter S. Ethical Problems with Sacred Texts. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 18 October 1996: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8427


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