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Abraham Isaac Kook: The Lights of Penitence, the Moral Principles, Lights of Holiness, Essays, Letters, and Poems (Classics of Western Spirituality) Paperback – July 1, 1978
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But behind it all is a philosophical system based on his reading of the Torah, a system which sees the Cosmos as a whole moving toward Redemption. And which in this sees the return of the Jewish people to the land of Israel as central to this cosmic process. Rabbi Kook is one of the great religious Zionist thinkers, and his ability to see the good and positive in the works of others, non- religious Jews and non- Jews also make him a philosopher who can speak to us today.
This work should certainly be read by every Jew who wishes to understand the Jewish role in history. It should also be read by every human being who wishes to come in touch with the work of an inspiring thinker with a message of love and redemption for all of mankind.
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A friend recommended Kook - and I must say I wasn't that receptive. But he is great - he has a way of simplifying things, and yet, not losing the nuances. Read morePublished on April 6, 2014 by Mark
When this anthology of Rav Kook's writings came out in 1978, there was very little of Rav Kook's thought that had been translated into English. Read morePublished on March 7, 2012 by love to read