By Alick Isaacs

ISBN-10: 0253356849

ISBN-13: 9780253356840

Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, warfare, and peace, Alick Isaacs's wrestle event within the moment Lebanon conflict provoked him to go looking 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 keen on battle 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 undertaking referred to as conversing Peace whose objective is to deliver participants of other perspectives jointly to percentage various understandings of peace.

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