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By Yigal Levin,Amnon Shapira

ISBN-10: 0415587158

ISBN-13: 9780415587150

The transition among the truth of conflict and a wish for peace has followed the Jewish humans considering that biblical occasions. although, the ways that either techniques are understood have replaced time and again over the a long time, and either have diverse implications for an self reliant kingdom in its personal land than they do for a neighborhood of exiles residing as a minority in overseas international locations.

This publication explores the suggestions of warfare and peace through the historical past of Judaism. Combining 3 branches of studying - classical Jewish assets, from the Bible to trendy occasions; similar educational disciplines of Jewish experiences, humanities, social and political sciences; and public dialogue of those concerns on political, army, ideological and ethical degrees - participants from Israel and america open new vistas of research for the longer term in addition to an know-how of the earlier. Chapters contact on own and collective morality in battle, survival although an extended and sometimes violent historical past, and production of a few of the world’s nice cultural resources, in literature, philosophy and faith, in addition to within the fields of neighborhood lifestyles and social autonomy.

An vital addition to the present literature on Jewish notion and philosophy, this e-book should be of substantial curiosity to students operating within the components of Jewish stories, theology, glossy politics, the center East and biblical studies.

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