Michael Fishbane on the Stages of Life and its Tasks according to Jewish Ethics and Religion

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December 11, 2013
January 17, 2014

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Michael Fishbane, the Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School and the College at UChicago, discussed how Jewish sources from antiquity through the early modern period describe the construction of stages of life and set different ethical and spiritual tasks for each one.