New PDF release: A Prophetic Peace: Judaism, Religion, and Politics

By Alick Isaacs

Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, battle, and peace, Alick Isaacs's strive against adventure within the moment Lebanon struggle provoked him to look for how of reconciling the belligerence of faith with its messages of peace. In his insightful readings of the texts of Biblical prophecy and rabbinic legislation, Isaacs attracts at the writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jacques Derrida, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Martin Buber, between others, to suggest an bold imaginative and prescient of religiously encouraged peace. Rejecting the thought of Jewish theology as a fan of struggle and vengeance, this eloquent and relocating paintings issues to the ways that Judaism could be a route to peace. A Prophetic Peace describes an instructional venture known as conversing Peace whose goal is to deliver participants of other perspectives jointly to proportion various understandings of peace.

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