Intelligent Person's Guide to Judaism

Intelligent Person's Guide to Judaism

by Schmuley Boteach
     
 

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What does it mean that we are spiritual beings? In tackling this important issue, this book argues that Judaism possesses a core of wisdom that appeals to Jews and non-Jews alike, and rejects Judaism seeking piety in abstractions, in rationalising injustice, in explaining the Holocaust away as a punishment for assimilation. It pleads for recognition of the fact that,

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What does it mean that we are spiritual beings? In tackling this important issue, this book argues that Judaism possesses a core of wisdom that appeals to Jews and non-Jews alike, and rejects Judaism seeking piety in abstractions, in rationalising injustice, in explaining the Holocaust away as a punishment for assimilation. It pleads for recognition of the fact that, unlike Christianity, Judaism is not about death or suffering, but primarily about seeking optimism and spirituality. In a modern world riddled with angst, this book aims to have a positive impact on how our relation to society should be understood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585678082
Publisher:
Overlook
Publication date:
07/20/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.08(h) x 0.97(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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