Universal Ethics I
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF UNIVERSAL ETHICS
The Noahide Laws
It has been extant for tousands of years and it has been the root for the major world cultures as well as for the major doctrines of “modernity” ushered in by the Renaissance. It's values are concrete and capable of precise application to all the issues of contemporary society and life. Moreover, their universality, both in spiritual and historical terms, potentially endows them with a legitimacy for all peoples.
This course given by Rabbi Dr. Shimon Dovid Cowen on the world-view of the Noahide Laws, the fundamental ethical covenant established with humanity, is based on his book: "The Theory and Practice of the Universal Ethics – The Noahide Laws".
- 5 Video Lessons
- 5 Handouts
- 5 Quizzes
- 1 Certificate
At the end of the course you will have acquired the fundamental implications of the Noahide laws as they are an intrinsic “possession” of humanity. As it is stated in the biblical text, the human being is “created in the image of God,” meaning that he is fitted to “imitate God”. This imitation takes place through the performance of these Divine Commandments. You will receive your certificate if you pass with 80% or more and a special recognition if you get 100%.
- At the end of the course you will have clearly understood the spiritual-historical process of refinement of humanity from Adam (the first man) until our days.
- Understood the essential human property of being made in the "Image" of God.
- Understand rationality and its relation to the Noahide Laws.
- Understood human personality through the psychological matrix of the Noahide Laws.
- Lectures 10
- Quizzes 5
- Duration 3 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 60
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
Video Lessons, Handouts & Quizzes
After each video lesson, be sure to read the handout; then you should be able to take the quiz and pass this lesson.
Learned a lot!
Very good course, I really learned a lot. Thank you so much Rabbi Cowen, you are a great teacher.
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