To Heal a Fractured World
The Ethics of Responsibility
By (author) Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
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To Heal a Fractured World by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Book DescriptionOne of the most respected religious thinkers of our time makes an impassioned plea for the return of religion to its true purpose as a partnership with God in the work of ethical and moral living. What are our duties to others, to society, and to humanity? How do we live a meaningful life in an age of global uncertainty and instability? In To Heal a Fractured World, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks offers answers to these questions by looking at the ethics of responsibility. In his signature plainspoken, accessible style, Rabbi Sacks shares with us traditional interpretations of the Bible, Jewish law, and theology, as well as the works of philosophers and ethicists from other cultures, to examine what constitutes morality and moral behavior. We are here to make a difference, he writes, a day at a time, an act at a time, for as long as it takes to make the world a place of justice and compassion. He argues that in today s religious and political climate, it is more important than ever to return to the essential understanding that it is by our deeds that we express our faith and make it real in the lives of others and the world. To Heal a Fractured World inspirational and instructive, timely and timeless will resonate with people of all faiths. "From the Hardcover edition.""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805211962
Paperback / softback
(201mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Schocken Books
Publisher: Schocken Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Jonathan Sacks has been Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth since 1991 and has received honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is the award-winning author of a dozen previous books, writes frequently for The Times (London) and other periodicals, and is heard regularly on the BBC. Rabbi Sacks was knighted in 2005. He lives in London. "From the Hardcover edition."
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