Erich Fromm's innovative analysis of the Old Testament as a striking early example of radical humanism. The Old Testament is one of the most carefully studied books in the world’s history. It is also one of the most misunderstood. This founding text of the world’s three largest religions is also, Erich Fromm argues, an impressive radical humanist text. He sees the stories of mankind’s transition from divided clans to united brotherhood as a tribute to the human power to overcome. Filled with hopeful symbolism, You Shall Be as Gods shows how the Old Testament and its tradition is an inspiring ode to human potential.
©1966 Erich Fromm, 1991 by the Estate of Erich Fromm (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
The evil so evidenced from the macro of Islamic terror reigning through horrific brutality of the innocent to the micro experienced in our daily dealing with more and more seemingly soulless human beings. And thus chipping away at ones inner core values of what shape us into beings for good.
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