Study the life and thought of Spinoza. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tom Bishop
    • 09.10.11 | 14:50 (IST)

    Study the life and writings of Baruch Spinoza if you want to understand where Gideon Levy is coming from. His dissent is in the best traditions of Judaism. A new book, "A Book Forged In Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age" by Steven Nadler is a good start.

    from the article: Jewish people are just that, people, and far from chosen
    First published 02:21 09.10.11 | Last updated 02:21 09.10.11
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