How to end the wars of religious hatred July 30, 2015

Rabbi Lord Sacks: How to end the wars of hatred – Telegraph 11.06.15

The religious extremism sweeping the Middle East has deep roots. It will take much more than military action to wipe it out … In a world of declining superpowers, sclerotic international institutions, a swathe of failed or failing states and a Hobbesian chaos of civil and tribal wars, religious extremists are seizing power. This means that we have little choice but to re-examine the theology that leads to violent conflict in the first place.

Read extract here from Rabbi Lord Sacks’ new book Not in God’s name: Confronting Religious Violence, Hodder & Stoughton, 2015