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For the past twenty years, Tikkun magazine has advanced liberal ideals, featuring articles on such important issues as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Jewish culture, and the intersection of religion and politics in the United States. Tikkun Reader is a collection of the best of Tikkun magazine since its inception, providing the most cohesive collection of writings articulating the progressive, left-leaning religious perspective on some of the most important issues facing both Jews and non-Jews today. This collection includes contributions by such people as: Daniel Matt, Judith Plaskow, Arthur Green, Arthur Waskow, Estelle Frankel, Naomi Wolf, Zygmunt Bauman, Cornel West, Daniel Berrigan, David Korten, Deepak Chopra, Jim Wallis, Jonathan Schell, Vandana Shiva, Roger Gottlieb, Fritjof Capra and many more. Thematically arranged essays focus on a variety of topics, including Approaching God, Jewish Identity, Judaism, Israel, the Holocaust, and Spiritual Politics. An introduction by founder and editor-in-chief Michael Lerner sets the stage and places the readings in context.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||20th Anniversary|
|Product dimensions:||6.26(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.99(d)|
About the Author
Named one of Utne's 100 American Visionaries, Michael Lerner is the founder and editor of Tikkun magazine and the author several books, most recently The Left Hand of God: Taking Back Our Country from the Religious Right. He is also the author of Jewish Renewal, Jews & Blacks, The Politics of Meaning, Spirit Matters, and Healing Israel / Palestine. He lives in Berkeley, California.