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Audacious Jewish Lives Vol. 1

ByJonathan Bergwerk

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From King David to David ben Gurion, via Jesus, Freud and more – the lives, ideas and influence of seven radical Jews - what they did, what they believed in and their contribution to Judaism. Courageous, challenging and misunderstood, they left a lasting legacy for both Jews and the wider world. Their insights and experiences can help tackle contemporary moral and political challenges. This book has in-depth separate chapters on a range of characters, presented in an easy-to-read bullet point format. Each chapter gives a summary of a character’s life, personality, beliefs and contribution to Judaism. King David - Warrior, leader, sinner, lover Jesus - The founder of a new movement within Judaism Abraham Ibn Ezra - Radical writer and thinker of the Middle Ages Moses Mendelssohn - 18th century German philosopher and instigator of Jewish enlightenment Sigmund Freud - The founder of psychoanalysis Leo Baeck - Leader of German Jewry in the 1930s David Ben-Gurion - First Prime Minister of Israel

Details

Publication Date
Jan 2, 2020
Language
English
ISBN
9780244836061
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Jonathan Bergwerk

Specifications

Pages
148
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
A5 (5.83 x 8.27 in / 148 x 210 mm)

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