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The Ten Commandments : how our most ancient moral text can renew modern life

Auteur: David Hazony
Uitgever: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Engels : 1st Scribner hardcover edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Journalist and philosopher David Hazony offers a new look at our most venerable moral text. Combining a fresh reading of the Old Testament's most riveting stories and ancient rabbinic legends with an exploration of what ails society today, Hazony shows that the Ten Commandments are not just a set of obscure laws but encapsulate a deeply valuable approach to life, as relevant now as it was when they first appeared  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: David Hazony
ISBN: 9781416562351 1416562354 9781416562405 1416562400
OCLC-nummer: 457770069
Onderscheidingen: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Thought) 2010
Beschrijving: xiv, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Inhoud: Redemption --
Morality and loneliness --
Our lies destroy us --
The redemptive self --
Wisdom of the heart --
The meaning of life --
Love and ecstasy --
Making room for others --
Our communities, ourselves --
Peace.
Andere titels: 10 commandments
Verantwoordelijkheid: David Hazony.

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One of the greatest of Jewish literary arts is that of spinning brilliant and relevant disquisitions out of terse ancient texts, and David Hazony is a master at it. An exegesis of the Ten Meer lezen...

 
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