Jonathan Sacks

Religion and Politics: A Response to Shlomo Riskin

Judaism never advocated powerlessness, but it did protest attributing religious significance to power.

Religion, Power, and Politics: An Exchange

Rabbi Riskin's review of Rabbi Sack's latest book ignited a discussion on the role of power in Judaism. 

Nostalgia for the Numinous

In the beginning there were the angry atheists. Terry Eagleton is more melancholy: “Atheism is by no means as easy as it looks.”


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