By Alick Isaacs
Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, struggle, and peace, Alick Isaacs's strive against adventure within the moment Lebanon conflict provoked him to look for the way 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 a tutorial venture known as conversing Peace whose objective is to carry participants of alternative perspectives jointly to percentage various understandings of peace.
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