Dear zealots : letters from a divided land

Oz, Amos, author.

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018

140 pages ; 20 cm.

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"An urgent and deeply necessary work, Dear Zealots offers three ... essays that speak directly to our present age, on the rise of zealotry in Israel and around the world. From the incomparable Amos Oz comes a series of three essays: on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, on the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and on the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz--fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and extremism are rising everywhere. The essays were written, Oz states, "first and foremost" for his grandchildren: they are a patient, learned telling of history, religion, and politics, to be thumbed through and studied, clung to even, as we march toward an uncertain future."-- Provided by publisher.

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ISBN:

978-1-32898700-6 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-1-32898700-6

LC Call No:

BF575.F16 O913 2018

Dewey Class No:

892.4/6 23

Author:

Oz, Amos, author.

UniformTitle:

Shalom la-¸¸³anaʼim. English

Title:

Dear zealots : letters from a divided land / Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen.

Physical:

140 pages ; 20 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Summary:

"An urgent and deeply necessary work, Dear Zealots offers three ... essays that speak directly to our present age, on the rise of zealotry in Israel and around the world. From the incomparable Amos Oz comes a series of three essays: on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, on the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and on the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz--fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and extremism are rising everywhere. The essays were written, Oz states, "first and foremost" for his grandchildren: they are a patient, learned telling of history, religion, and politics, to be thumbed through and studied, clung to even, as we march toward an uncertain future."-- Provided by publisher.

Subject:

Fanaticism

Subject:

Judaism and humanism

Subject:

Democracy--Religious aspects--Judaism

Subject:

Toleration.

AE:PersName:

Cohen, Jessica, (Translator), translator.

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