By David Nirenberg
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This religious novel is aimed toward expanding readers’ realization via knowing the attention of the Ant Syndrome. This unique expression represents all evil acts devoted through people and encompasses natural, severe selfishness. the writer instills an educational-spiritual process in her writing that opposes this devastating syndrome with wisdom in line with historical Jewish traditions and ideology.
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Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies: Judaism in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics (The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities) by David Nirenberg