You and Your Neighbour in a Broken World

The dynamics of interpersonal relationships become more and more complex each day. Science has broadened the human perspective of life considerably. One would have thought that the developments in science would have resulted in greater togetherness among earth’s teeming millions; but rather than pulling together, people seem to be pulling apart. There is a greater separation between people, a greater movement in the direction of greed and selfishness, and a greater fuelling of the desire for material prosperity at the neglect of concern for one’s neighbor. In a blistering critique of man’s intellectual capacities, Erich Fromm in the foreword to his stimulating and penetrating book, Escape from Freedom writes: “Man’s brain lives in the twentieth century; the heart of most men lives still in the Stone Age.” It is not easy to dispute this accurate description of the human being today……

About the Author

The Rev. Dr. Raulston Nembhard is a priest in the Episcopal Church. He has earned degrees from the University of the West Indies, Yale Divinity School and the Reformed Theological Seminary. He has also a trained Marriage, Couples and Family Therapist and is presently a Registered Intern in the State of Florida and a Supreme Court certified family and county mediator.

He is the author of two other books: You and your Neighbor in a Broken World and Muslim Rage and Christian Arrogance: A Time for Reason, Repentance and Dialogue.

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