The Home We Build Together Hardback

Recreating society

by Jonathan Sacks;

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The Home We Build Together

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Arguing that global communications have fragmented national cultures and that multiculturalism, intended to reduce social friction, is today reinforcing it, Sacks calls for a new approach to national identity. He envisions a responsibility-based rather than rights-based model of citizenship that connects the ideas of giving and belonging. We should see society as "the home we build together", bringing the distinctive gifts of different groups to the common good. Sacks warns of the hazards free and open societies face in the 21st century, and offers an unusual religious defence of liberal democracy and the nation state.

This logical sequel to Sacks' award-winning The Dignity of Difference (Continuum), The Home We Build Together makes a compelling case for "integrated diversity" within a framework of shared political values.

Sir Jonathan Sacks is Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Britain and the Commonwealth. He is the author of numerous books, including Celebrating Life, From Optimism to Hope, The Persistence of Faith and The Dignity of Difference, for which he won a Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

The Home We Build Together by Jonathan Sacks was published by Continuum in October 2007 and is our 59284th best seller. The ISBN for The Home We Build Together is 9780826480705.

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Page last updated 27th September 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (October 2007)
Number of Pages224
Thickness31 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code1214637
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