TITLE

The Ninth Circuit Court's treatment of the history of suicide by ancient Jews and Christians in

AUTHOR(S)
Amundsen, Darrel W.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring98, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p365
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the comments of the United States Ninth Circuit Court concerning the characterization of ancient Jewish and Christian practices in relation to the moral issue of suicide. Features of suicide by the ill in ancient Judaism; Regard for human life in Jewish ethical monotheism; Discussion on suicide in early Christianity; Concept of martyrdom in Judaism.
ACCESSION #
560095

 

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