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Jewish Ethics of Speech  

Alyssa M. Gray

Print publication date:
Dec 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
This chapter discusses a Jewish ethics of speech under the following headings: (1) Jewish legal and ethical norms pertaining to bad language and speech about other people; (2) holy speech; ... More

Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolation  

Kevin Carrico

Since 2009, 141 Tibetans have engaged in self-immolation, setting their bodies alight, in protest against China’s rule of their homeland. This article asks why. How has this previously ... More