Judaism and Environmental Ethics: A Reader

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Martin D. Yaffe
Lexington Books, 2001 - 422 pàgines
On classical Judaism and environmental crisis Jeremy Cohen -- The Hebrew view of nature E.l. Allen -- Concepts of nature in the Hebrew Bible Jeanne Kay - The forestry of the prophets Aldo Leopold -- The agricultural and ecological symbolism of the four species of Sukkot Arthur Scheffer -- Judaism and the practice of stewardship David Ehrenfeld and Philip J. Bently -- Man and nature in the Sabbatical Year Gerald Blidstein -- Commentary on the book of Genesis, Chapter 1 Robert D. Sacks -- Our Covenant with stones : a Jewish ecology of earth Bradley Shavit Artson -- Created in the image of God : humanity and divinity in an age of enivronmentalis Lawrence Troster -- Is Gaia Jewish? finding a framework for radical ecology in traditional Judaism Eric Roseblum -- "One, walking and studying ..." : nature vs. Torah Jeremy Benstein -- Bal Tashchit : a Jewish Environmental precept Eilon Schwartz -- Contemporary problems in ethics from a Jewish perspective Hans Jonas -- The unnatural Jew Steven S. Schwarzschild Some thoughts on nature and Judaism David Ehrenfeld and Joan G. Ehrenfeld -- Comments on the unnatural Jew Jeanne Kay -- Judaism and the sanctification of nature Michael Wyschnogrod -- Judaism and nature : theological and moral issues to consider while renegotiating a Jewish relationship to the natural world Eilon Schwartz Nature's healing power, the Holocaust, and the environmental crisis Eric Katz -- Ethical issues of animal welfare in Jewish thought Ze'ev Levy -- Judaism and animal experimentation J. David Bleich -- Vegetarianism and Judaism J. David Bleich -- Sanctified eating Leon R. Kass.
 

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On Classical Judaism and Environmental Crisis
75
The Hebrew View of Nature
82
Concepts of Nature in the Hebrew Bible
88
The Forestry of the Prophets
107
The Agricultural and Ecological Symbolism of the Four Species of Sukkot
114
Judaism and the Practice of Stewardship
127
Man and Nature in the Sabbatical Year
138
Commentary on the Book of Genesis Chapter 1
145
The Philosophical Question
267
The Unnatural Jew
269
Some Thoughts on Nature and Judaism
283
Comments on the Unnatural Jew
286
Judaism and the Sanctification of Nature
289
Judaism and Nature Theological and Moral Issues to Consider While Renegotiating a Jewish Relationship to the Natural World
297
Natures Healing Power the Holocaust and the Environmental Crisis
309
Ethical Issues of Animal Welfare in Jewish Thought
321

The Ethical Question
161
Our Covenant with Stones A Jewish Ecology of Earth
163
Created in the Image of God Humanity and Divinity in an Age of Environmentalism
174
Is Gaia Jewish? Finding a Framework for Radical Ecology in Traditional Judaism
185
One Walking and Studying Nature vs Torah
208
Bal Tashchit A Jewish Environmental Precept
232
Contemporary Problems in Ethics from a Jewish Perspective
252
Judaism and Animal Experimentation
333
Vegetarianism and Judaism
371
Sanctified Eating
384
Bibliography
410
Index
415
About the Contributors
420
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Martin D. Yaffe is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and a member of the Center for Environmental Philosophy at the University of North Texas. He is the author of Shylock and the Jewish Question (1997).

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