One of my regular followers, Michael Derfler, just told me of this book he wrote and I thought you might be interested in looking into it.
This unique book is a thought-provoking journey through the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. The focus is on the fundamental ideas that shape society, reframing the values that unite us and suggesting one core issue that divides us. All material is drawn from among the greatest minds in Jewish history. Most topics are broad enough to make them relevant to the widest audience. The content demands thoughtful readers who have the initiative to look up and review relevant Biblical passages. Open mindedness to new and challenging ideas is required. The rewards are a deeper appreciation of the Bible and a new way of speaking about life and the world.
This book is a thinking person’s book, deep and mindful subject matter with possibly life-changing ideas. Sometimes I just “had to read one more piece” and sometimes I had to read sentences over and over to absorb the full meaning. This book could be a great resource toward peaceful, purposeful, and persistent co-existence with people of all mindsets. I did not receive a copy of this book in exchange for a review, but did have the pleasure of meeting the author and discussing some of the material within. Sometimes my ideas were challenged and I really loved to delve into the ideas!!!! Great!!