ERIC Number: EJ480635
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Living and Dying in the Jewish Way: Secular Rights and Religious Duties.
Kapp, Marshall B.
Death Studies, v17 n3 p267-76 1993
Compares American secular emphasis on individual rights and autonomous decision-making in "right to die" context with traditional emphasis on obligation in Orthodox Judaism. Explicates approach of Conservative and Reform Judaism to decision-making about life-sustaining medical treatments and considers proper balance and relative influence of religious and secular values for modern American Jews. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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