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A prophetic peace : Judaism, religion, and politics

Author: Alick Isaacs
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging deeply held convictions about Judaism, Zionism, war, and peace, Alick Isaacs's combat experience in the second Lebanon war provoked him to search for a way of reconciling the belligerence of religion with its messages of peace. In his insightful readings of the texts of Biblical prophecy and rabbinic law, Isaacs draws on the writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jacques Derrida, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Electronic resource
Personal narratives, Israeli
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Isaacs, Alick, 1968-
Prophetic peace.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011011594
(OCoLC)696100052
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alick Isaacs
ISBN: 9780253005649 0253005647
OCLC Number: 753559419
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 200 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Lebanon II; Chapter 1 Politics, Anti-Politics, and Religion; Chapter 2 Irenic Scholarship; Chapter 3 Theological Disarmament; Chapter 4 Deconstruction and the Prophetic Voice; Chapter 5 Messianic Peace; Chapter 6 The Rabbinic Voice; Chapter 7 A Prayer for Peace; Chapter 8 Peace Education; Afterword: Beating Softly; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Alick Isaacs.

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