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The dignity of difference : how to avoid the clash of civilizations

Author: Jonathan Sacks
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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As the politics of identity begin to replace the politics of ideology, can religion become a force for peace? In a radical proposal for reconciling hatreds, Sacks argues that we must do more than search for values common to all faiths; we must also reframe the way we see our differences. – from publisher information.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sacks, Jonathan, Rabbi.
Dignity of difference.
London : Continuum, 2003
(OCoLC)609293865
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sacks
ISBN: 0826468500 9780826468505
OCLC Number: 51569431
Notes: "Revised with a new preface"--Front cover.
"A Continuum book"--Title page verso.
Previous edition: 2002.
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Philosophy) 2002
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Globalization and its discontents --
The dignity of difference : exorcizing Plato's ghost --
Control : the imperative of responsibility --
Contribution : the moral case for the market economy --
Compassion : the idea of tzedakah --
Creativity : the imperative of education --
Co-operation : civil society and its institutions --
Conservation : environmental sustainability --
Conciliation : the power of a word to change the world --
A covenant of hope.
Responsibility: Jonathan Sacks.

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