The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths That Changed The World (hardcover edition)
Rabbi Reuven Hammer
Number of pages: 250
New in paperback: Unlock the truths that shattered ancient beliefs and paved the way for the new and revolutionary religion that eventually became Judaism.
This is a unique look at the Torah--the foundation of Jewish existence--and the revolutionary teachings of Moses embedded within it that gave birth to Judaism and influenced the world.
Dr. Reuven Hammer presents fourteen radical ideas found in the Torah, explains their original intentions, and shows how understanding these truths can help you better understand the narrative and laws of Judaism. He shows how, when taken together, these value concepts present a picture of human life that is surprisingly modern and relevant to our goals for repairing the world today:
-Humanity is one as God is one
-Human beings are responsible for their own actions and have the choice to do good or evil
-Poverty, deprivation, slavery and hatred are evils that must be eradicated
-The earth is not ours to destroy
-The love of others is a divine command
-And much more...