Judaism

Why Bahrain Makes Us Optimistic for Peace in the Middle East

In the Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain resides a centuries-old tradition of religious coexistence that might help fast-track a new paradigm of respect for the “other” in a deeply troubled region.

Permanent Link: https://www.religiousfreedominstitute.org/cornerstone/2017/10/14/why-bahrain-makes-us-optimistic-for-peace-in-the-middle-east

Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue - The Judaic Context

By: David Novak

The natural law is something which is considered to be a fundamental precondition for the intelligent acceptance of revealed law. Revealed law says much more than natural law, but it does not say less. Natural law becomes sort of a bottom line beyond which the tradition cannot go. 

This is how natural law has functioned within the Jewish tradition. It functions as a border concept—a very important limit on chauvinism, fanaticism, and fundamentalism in the pejorative sense of that term. 

Permanent Link: https://www.religiousfreedominstitute.org/cornerstone/2016/7/14/natural-law-a-jewish-christian-and-islamic-trialogue