Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Learn more Download now Shop now Shop now

Customer Review

VINE VOICEon 15 March 2010
For Christians and Jews, the Bible is the cornerstone of society. It's the source of history, models, ethics and morals. The stories in the Old Testament kept the Jewish identity in tact for over 2000 years. Sacks sees it as essential that Biblical ideas remain central to our society, otherwise we'll be heading for unchartered territory.

As a speechwriter, I found the book fascinating. Sacks picks up on speeches by John Major and Stanley Baldwin, and points out how unsatisfactory they are when you yearn for some idea of a nation. There are too many static, sentimental visions of England. Unlike America, there is no creative, and dynamic story of the English sharing a common destiny. This is what Sacks says is required.
One person found this helpful
|0Comment|Report abuse| Permalink
What's this?

What are product links?

In the text of your review, you can link directly to any product offered on Amazon.com. To insert a product link, follow these steps:
1. Find the product you want to reference on Amazon.com
2. Copy the web address of the product
3. Click Insert product link
4. Paste the web address in the box
5. Click Select
6. Selecting the item displayed will insert text that looks like this: [[ASIN:014312854XHamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)]]
7. When your review is displayed on Amazon.com, this text will be transformed into a hyperlink, like this:Hamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)

You are limited to 10 product links in your review, and your link text may not be longer than 256 characters.


Product Details

4.5 out of 5 stars
10