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Reading the Torah out loud : a journey of lament and hope

Author: Marc H Ellis
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2007.
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What religious values and ultimate vision would you wish to pass along to your children? How does one sort through what is authentic and inauthentic in a religious tradition today and forge its future? These are the questions Marc Ellis attempts to answer in this personal yet programmatic work. Ellis reflects on the encounters that have been decisive in his own religious realms: the personal and the political. His  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc H Ellis
ISBN: 9780800662103 0800662105
OCLC Number: 85851438
Description: xii, 183 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A time to mourn: the golden age of Constantinian Judaism --
Politicizing the Holocaust: Richard Rubenstein and Israel after --
Encountering a prophetic Christianity: political realities and spiritual questions --
Liberation and loneliness: searching for God and community in North America --
Gustavo Gutiérrez and liberation theology: the voice of faithful struggle --
Among the Palestinian people: discovering a Jewish theology of liberation --
Speaking truth: Israel and Palestine in the American Jewish understanding --
Struggling for fidelity: encountering post-Holocaust theologians --
Surveying the Jewish-Christian landscape: reflections on the political and ecumenical "deal" --
Shattered hopes: loss and solidarity in the Jewish and Palestinian Diaspora --
An unexpected blessing: Edward Said's religious secularity --
Reading the Torah out loud: reclaiming the text in an age when Israeli Star of David helicopter gunships fly --
Standing up.
Responsibility: Marc H. Ellis.
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"Marc Ellis has demonstrated great courage, integrity, and insight in the very important work he has been doing for years. It has been an inspiration for all of us."- Noam Chomsky

 
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