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Contribution to Book
Aging: The Jewish Perspective
Aging: Spiritual Perspetives (1982)
  • Asher Finkel, Seton Hall University
Abstract
A study about the meaning and scope of the Jewish perspective on aging from within a biblical and rabbinic orientation.
Keywords
  • Aging,
  • spiritual,
  • Jewish,
  • elder care,
  • elderly,
  • elders,
  • seniors,
  • biblical tradition,
  • Judaism,
  • person-nation,
  • ten commandments,
  • decalogue,
  • God's presence,
  • human response,
  • imitatio dei,
  • imitation of God,
  • image of God,
  • awe of God,
  • honor,
  • reverence,
  • Ben-Sira,
  • rabbinic,
  • Rabbi Tarfon,
  • Babylonian Sanhedrin,
  • Mishnah,
  • parents,
  • teachers,
  • Talmud Kiddushin,
  • authority,
  • theodicy,
  • love,
  • Rabbi Akiva,
  • sages,
  • Sifra,
  • Genesis Rabba,
  • Yohanan ben Kakkai,
  • Moses,
  • Louis J. Novick,
  • Yonina Talman,
  • Rabbi Heschel,
  • intrapersonal,
  • transpersonal,
  • interpersonal,
  • subpersonal,
  • Hosea,
  • Ezekiel 16,
  • Jer 3,
  • Jeremiah 3,
  • Lamentations 1,
  • Lam 1,
  • Jeremiah 4,
  • Jer 4,
  • Ezekiel,
  • Is 46,
  • Isaiah 46,
  • Lev 19,
  • Leviticus 19,
  • Prov 1,
  • Proverbs 1,
  • Psalm 111,
  • Ps 111,
  • Deut 6,
  • Deuteronomy 6,
  • Tosefta,
  • Deut 32,
  • Deuteronomy 32,
  • Dan 7,
  • Daniel 7,
  • Prov 10,
  • Proverbs 10,
  • Gen 22,
  • Genesis 22,
  • Prov 71,
  • Proverbs 71,
  • Prv 16,
  • Proverbs 16,
  • Ecclesiastes 12
Publication Date
1982
Editor
Opera Pia International, Ettore DiFilippo and Francis V. Tiso
Publisher
Sunday Publications, Inc.
Citation Information
Asher Finkel, "Aging: The Jewish Perspective." In Aging: Spiritual Perspetives, edited by Opera Pia International, Ettore DiFilippo and Francis V. Tiso, 111-134. Lake Worth, FL: Sunday Publications, Inc., 1982. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/asher_finkel/35