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

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

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 ...

Summary

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.