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By Alick Isaacs

Challenging deeply held convictions approximately Judaism, Zionism, battle, and peace, Alick Isaacs's strive against event within the moment Lebanon battle provoked him to go looking 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 proposal 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 an instructional venture referred to as conversing Peace whose objective is to convey members of other perspectives jointly to percentage various understandings of peace.

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