330th out of 557 books — 55 voters
God Was Not in the Fire
Endorsed by leaders from all walks of Jewish life, this important work provides ample reason to get involved in a religion that can provide the meaning of life and a sense of belonging so many of us seek.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 11th 1995 by Scribner Book Company
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Kind of answers the question of Why Judaism? The answer is pretty much Why Not? The book demonstrates the importance of ritual and Jewish action as community-building and comforting elements of Jewish religious practice--whether or not you accept "stories" about God or reject the religious aspects of your Jewish upbringing.