To Heal a Fractured World: The Ethics of Responsibility

To Heal a Fractured World: The Ethics of Responsibility

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By (author) Jonathan Sacks

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  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 214mm x 26mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 9 March 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 082648039X
  • ISBN 13: 9780826480392
  • Sales rank: 249,137

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More than any previous generation, we have been tempted to imagine that the individual's needs are the sole source of meaning. Here Rabbi Sacks argues that this pre-occupation with self is a mistake and that ethics are concerned with the life we live together. Rabbi Sacks shows a profound engagement with the human condition today, talking with as much authority about Sigmund Freud or Karl Marx as he does about the Bible. This is a clarion call to the outside world to come to its senses.

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Dr Jonathan Sacks has been Chief Rabbi of Britain and the Commonwealth since 1991. A regular broadcaster for many years, he wrote the award winning The Dignity of Difference. Many of his other books are in print with Continuum

Table of contents

1. The Call to Responsibility; 2. A Conversation with Karl Marx; 3. The Theology of Responsibility; 4. Redeeming Evil; 5. The Responsible Life; 6. Transforming Suffering; 7. The Holy and the Good; 8. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities.