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Author Berger, Yitzhak.

Title Judaism, Science, and Moral Responsibility.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (320 pages).
Series The Orthodox Forum Series
Orthodox Forum series.
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Orthodox Forum: Fourteenth Conference; Series Editor's Introduction; Introduction Yitzhak Berger and David Shatz; Science, Free Will, and Jewish Thought; 1 A Scientific Perspective on Human Choice Haim Sompolinsky; 2 Genetics and Morality Robert Pollack; 3 Is Matter All that Matters? Judaism, Free Will, and the Genetic and Neuroscientific Revolutions David Shatz; 4 Use It or Lose It: On the Moral Imagination of Free Will Shalom Carmy; Personal Accountability and the Religious Community.
5 Choice-Diminished Behavior and Religious-Communal Policy Basil Herring6 If an Abuser Cannot Control His Impulses, What Is the Responsibility of Other Adults in the Community? A Response to Basil Herring Rivkah Teitz Blau; Psychological Perspectives on the Process of Repentance; 7 Psychotherapy and Teshuvah: Parallel and Overlapping Systems for Change Michelle Friedman and Rachel Yehuda; 8 To Whom, to Where, and to When Does One ""Return"" in Teshuvah? Moshe Halevi Spero; Index; About the Series Editor; About the Contributors.
Summary Judaism, Science, and Moral Responsibility is the fourteenth conference volume in the Orthodox Forum Series. Current scientific and moral trends stress the need for greater sensitivity to human dignity, but at the same time challenge the very structure and sanctity of traditional Jewish norms. The contributors in this work explore the issues of Judaism, science, and Jewish moral principles in a manner that should be of interest to the layman and scholar alike. The Forum Series provides a valuable and relevant resource, bringing the insights of Jewish thinkers to the fore in a rapidly changing.
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Subject Judaism and science -- Congresses.
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Jewish ethics -- Congresses.
Repentance -- Judaism -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Shatz, David.
Blau, Rivkah Teitz.
Carmy, Shalom.
Friedman, Michelle.
Herring, Basil.
Pollack, Robert.
Sompolinsky, Haim.
Spero, Moshe Halevi.
Yehuda, Rachel.
Other Form: Print version: Berger, Yitzhak. Judaism, Science, and Moral Responsibility. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005 9780742545960
ISBN 9781461638346 (electronic bk.)
1461638348 (electronic bk.)