In Defense of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Idea and the Struggle for Humanity

Encounter Books (2010)
Abstract
Introduction: The sanctity of life and its discontents -- Our morality : selfish genes and cultural clout -- The Judeo-Christian idea : transcending our selfish genes -- The Judeo-Christian idea against genocide -- The Judeo-Christian idea against slavery -- Falling backwards : the abandonment of the Judeo-Christian idea and the return of genocide and slavery -- The rising : the Judeo-Christian idea in the post-war world -- The myth of biblical immorality -- The myth ofJudeo-Christian atrocities -- The myth of enlightenment perfection -- Conclusion: Hubris and humility.
Keywords Life and death, Power over Judaism  Life Judaism  Jewish ethics History  Faith (Judaism  Humanity
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Call number BJ1469.B76 2010
ISBN(s) 9781594033803   1594033803
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