A Prophetic Peace: Judaism, Religion, and Politics by Alick Isaacs

By Alick Isaacs

Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, conflict, and peace, Alick Isaacs's strive against event 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 legislations, Isaacs attracts at the writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jacques Derrida, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Martin Buber, between others, to suggest an formidable imaginative and prescient of religiously encouraged peace. Rejecting the inspiration of Jewish theology as keen on 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 referred to as speaking Peace whose goal is to convey participants of alternative perspectives jointly to percentage various understandings of peace.

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