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

Author: David Hazony; Arthur Morey
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media Inc., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Library ed., unabridgedView all editions and formats
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Across the Western world, the Ten Commandments have become a source of inspiration and controversy, whether in court rulings, in film and literature, or as a religious icon gracing houses of worship of every denomination. But what do they really mean? According to polls, less than half of all Americans can even name more than four of them. For most of us, agnostics and faithful alike, they have been relegated to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Hazony; Arthur Morey
ISBN: 9781400149308 1400149304 9781400119301 1400119308
OCLC Number: 648936346
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Arthur Morey.
Description: 7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: 10 commandments
X commandments
Responsibility: David Hazony.

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Across the Western world, the Ten Commandments have become a source of inspiration and controversy, whether in court rulings, in film and literature, or as a religious icon gracing houses of worship of every denomination. But what do they really mean? According to polls, less than half of all Americans can even name more than four of them. For most of us, agnostics and faithful alike, they have been relegated to the level of a symbol, their teachings all but forgotten. In Western life today, the Ten Commandments are everywhere---except where we need them most. In The Ten Commandments, David Hazony offers a powerful new look at our most venerable moral text. Combining a fresh reading of the Bible's most riveting stories with a fearless exploration of what ails society today, Hazony shows that the Ten Commandments are not just a set of obscure laws but the encapsulation of a valuable, relevant approach to life.

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