By Alick Isaacs
Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, conflict, and peace, Alick Isaacs's strive against event 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 legislations, 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 idea of Jewish theology as a fan of conflict and vengeance, this eloquent and relocating paintings issues to the ways that Judaism could be a route to peace. A Prophetic Peace describes an academic venture known as conversing Peace whose objective is to convey contributors of other perspectives jointly to percentage various understandings of peace.
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