The Temptation of Power & The Restorative Healing of the Sabbatical Year

May 28th, 2016 — Shabbat Behar

Guest Sermon – Rabbi Brad Artson

Sometimes, evil isn’t the result of deprivation or childhood wounds, but is simply a human tendency to become addicted to power and the ability to dominate others. The Torah’s Sabbatical and Jubilee years offer a deep understanding of why people turn bad, and how social structures can resist that propensity to impose.