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Published: 01 November 2018
The Third Commandment acknowledges the power of speech to wound or to heal and transform the world. Creative Commons The Third Commandment acknowledges the power of speech to wound or to heal and transform the world. / Creative Commons More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 9–10.
Published: 01 January 2015
...ANA LEVY-LYONS Creative Commons/Michael Rivera A courthouse in Dixie County, Florida, displays the Ten Commandments outside its door. Creative Commons/Michael Rivera. / A courthouse in Dixie County, Florida, displays the Ten Commandments outside its door. Laura Beckman...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 49–51.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of a deal. When you buy something and pay for it, it’s the moment that you nasa —pick it up to carry it away—that the deal is final. It connotes ownership. So in the case of this commandment, there’s a sense of picking up and carrying away God’s name. Of claiming ownership, appropriating it. “In vain...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 33–35.
Published: 01 November 2014
...TZVI C. MARX Follow Me © 2010 Shoshanna Bauer ( shoshannabauer.com ). All Rights Reserved. In a religion that values divine commandment, exemptions from religious obligations carry high stakes. Moses’s speech impediment did not obviate his responsibility to lead the people of Israel out...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (2): 22–23.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Glen Stassen Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2008 The Ten Commandments Should Be Interpreted as Deliverance for the Vulnerable by Glen Stassen HE HEADLINE...
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Published: 01 November 2018
There are two sets of moral commandments, and they are diametrical opposites, for they are caused by two antagonistic, moral emotions: shame and guilt. Creative Commons There are two sets of moral commandments, and they are diametrical opposites, for they are caused by two antagonistic, moral More
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Published: 01 November 2018
Ana Levy-Lyons’s new book on the politics of the Ten Commandments adds another dimension to the creative thinking about God and politics that has appeared in her writings in Tikkun and in the writing of other creative theologians we have published in our pages. Ana Levy-Lyons’s new book More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Creative Commons/Michael Rivera A courthouse in Dixie County, Florida, displays the Ten Commandments outside its door. Creative Commons/Michael Rivera. / A courthouse in Dixie County, Florida, displays the Ten Commandments outside its door. More
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Published: 01 August 2011
Many Jewish families continue to view their observation of the Torah’s circumcision command as a joyous occasion. Credit: Creative Commons/spilltojill. Many Jewish families continue to view their observation of the Torah’s circumcision command as a joyous occasion. Credit: Creative Commons More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Follow Me © 2010 Shoshanna Bauer ( shoshannabauer.com ). All Rights Reserved. In a religion that values divine commandment, exemptions from religious obligations carry high stakes. Moses’s speech impediment did not obviate his responsibility to lead the people of Israel out of slavery. Follow Me More
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Tikkun (2018) 33 (4): 21–23.
Published: 01 November 2018
...The Third Commandment acknowledges the power of speech to wound or to heal and transform the world. Creative Commons The Third Commandment acknowledges the power of speech to wound or to heal and transform the world. / Creative Commons ...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... These arguments, like nearly all those made in ordinary conversation, leave out the most controversial and relevant premise: that God should care what people think of him. But that premise is never uttered or debated. The contemporary Orthodox Jew is taught that some of the 613 commandments are understandable...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (3): 17–61.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Suffice it to say for now that religious traditions have developed detailed ethical commandments and elaborate technologies for remembering those commandments precisely because doing the right thing consistently is hard. But clearly, to this particular group of religious liberals, what people ultimately...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 5–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the Jewish world. This growing moral insensitivity derives from what I see as the implicit Ten Commandments of Settler Jews, which I draw from statements that I’ve repeatedly seen and heard made by people who embrace the worship of the State of Israel. T he jewish people ’ s openness toward the love...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (3): 100–107.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Many Jewish families continue to view their observation of the Torah’s circumcision command as a joyous occasion. Credit: Creative Commons/spilltojill. Many Jewish families continue to view their observation of the Torah’s circumcision command as a joyous occasion. Credit: Creative Commons...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and credibility. In his last public speech at Brown University, McNamara advocated for abolition. And General Lee Butler, former Supreme Commander of the Supreme Air Command, became an abolitionist. This victory shows what those of us on the margins can do—with a little help from our friends. —Ron...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (2): 52–55.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by the unfamiliar situation, the screams of the person they were supposedly electrocuting in the next room, and the robotic commands of the experimenter. Swaim argues that Milgram created such a traumatizing and deceitful set of circumstances that very quickly (in less than an hour) a profound trauma bond...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 50–51.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of their university years to studying Judaism, they were often oblivious to their own espousal of blatantly anti-Semitic ideas. “The God of the Jews is a murderous God who commands Jews to murder everyone who isn’t Jewish.” So began the text that I distributed one day to my students. It was written...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (1): 56–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... if all Bible readers in English could have sensed what God thought when he saw and heard slavery.” Another example of mistranslation is the Ten Commandments. The Hebrew Bible refers to the Ten Commandments as the “ten sayings,” or “words,” or “things”—not commandments. This and several other factors...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (6): 48–50.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to that of a general and soldier, where the power lies with the general and the soldiers merely follow orders. In re­ ality, every command implemented by the soldier extends the general’s power. The growth of the power of the general thus corresponds...