Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Ten Commandments by Dennis Prager

Let me take a moment to point out a small book by Dennis Prager. He looks at the Ten Commandments given to Moses by God as a set of moral codes which should be considered by everyone.
   These are not codes thought up by man nor are they restrictions placed upon a group to limit their enjoyment of life.
   Prager calls them the best moral code ever.
   This small book comes out of his classes taught on the subject. He handles each one separately, sometimes using the Hebrew meaning to clarify.
   For example, the word in our English translated kill in the Hebrew means murder. "You shall not murder."  The translators have it correct in the English Standard Version.
    Prager points out that a person doesn't have to be a Christian, a Jew, or even a believer in God to get the benefits found by keeping them.
   Prager has a series out on the web covering the Ten Commandments and he has taught the section at the American Jewish University as well as the Hebrew Scriptures.
   He has a radio program .
   On the web he has a university, www.prageruniversity.com, that has some video lessons.
   This is an important addition to the literature on the Ten Commandments God gave to the Jews and through them to the world.
     A place to interact with each commandment is included  at the end of each chapter so it is also a workbook.
    To order a copy of this book feel free to use the link below.

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