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Social Vision

The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World (Jewish Spiritual Traditions and Contempo)

Philip Wexler

Discover the captivating social ideas and activism of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, one of the most influential personalities of the 20th century, in this groundbreaking book. Schneerson's global Jewish renaissance, coupled with his advocacy for criminal justice reform, women's empowerment, and alternative energy, offer a practical path for replacing materialism, alienation, anxiety, and divisiveness with joyous reciprocity. Explore Schneerson's socio-mystical worldview, framed as a transformative paradigm for the universal repair of society, and gain a unique insight into the deep structures of social reality shaped and reshaped by powerful ideologies. Critics describe this book as artful, engaging, ambitious, bracing, relevant, and imperative.
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I admit, part of why I like the book is that it relies on resources with which I'm already familiar: Wolfson's spectacular Open Secret and the works of Max Weber. The other part is I really love reading well-written books      source