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Comparing Religious Traditions Ethics of Family Life

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ISBN-10: 0534530559

ISBN-13: 9780534530556

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jacob Neusner, Bruce Chilton

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Praised in pre-publication reviews for its clarity, caliber of scholarship, and coverage of traditions not found in other texts, COMPARING RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS is an innovative set of three texts which compare parts of one tradition with another. Focusing on topics that are familiar human issues to all?family, work, and virtue?the texts help students to understand the commonalities and differences of the traditions.
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 9/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Bruce Chilton is Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson and priest at the Free church of Saint John the Evangelist in Barrytown, New York. He is the author of many scholarly articles and books, including Jewish-Christian Debates and A Galilean Rabbi and His Bible.

Preface
Contributors
Judaism
Conventional Expectation Versus This Religious Tradition: What Do Husbands and Wives Owe One Another?
What Do Parents Owe Their Children?
What Do Children Owe Their Parents?
When the Family Breaks Down: What Happens Then?
Unconventional Families, Supernatural Families
Commentaries
Christianity
Conventional Expectation Versus This Religious Tradition: What Do Husbands and Wives Owe One Another?
What Do Parents Owe Their Children?
What Do Children Owe Their Parents?
When the Family Breaks Down: What Happens Then?
Unconventional Families, Supernatural Families
Commentaries
Islam
Conventional Expectation Versus This Religious Tradition: What Do Husbands and Wives Owe One Another?
What Do Parents Owe Their Children?
What Do Children Owe Their Parents?
When the Family Breaks Down: What Happens Then?
Unconventional Families, Supernatural Families
Commentaries
Hinduism
Conventional Expectation Versus This Religious Tradition: What Do Husbands and Wives Owe One Another?
What Do Parents Owe Their Children?
What Do Children Owe Their Parents?
When the Family Breaks Down: What Happens Then?
Unconventional Families, Supernatural Families
Commentaries
Buddhism
Introduction
Conventional Expectation Versus This Religious Tradition: What Do Husbands and Wives Owe One Another?
What Do Parents Owe Their Children?
What Do Children Owe Their Parents?
When the Family Breaks Down: What Happens Then?
Unconventional Families, Supernatural Families
Commentaries
Where Do We Find the Authoritative Statements of the Religious Traditions?
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Hinduism
Buddhism