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Burke, Paine, and Judaism

July 18, 2014

What, if anything, does the thought of Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine have to do with Judaism? National Affairs editor Yuval Levin looks at the question of change and continuity over the generations, certainly an issue of great importance for Jews.  Burke’s and Paine’s opinions are rooted in ideas of human nature. Do these ideas have Jewish equivalents?

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