To Heal a Fractured World

To Heal a Fractured World : The Ethics of Responsibility

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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. 'There is much of great wisdom here, for readers of all faiths and none.' Bishop of Thetford'A book for our time. Sacks writes with a quiet passion that is accessible to religionist and secularist alike... a desperately needed transfusion of hope.' Catholic Heraldshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 132 x 214 x 26mm | 358.34g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 082648039X
  • 9780826480392
  • 295,191

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 more

About Jonathan Sacks

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 Continuumshow more