A Modern Jew in Search of a Soul

A Modern Jew in Search of a Soul

Author: J. Marvin Spiegelman

Publisher: New Falcon Publications

ISBN: 0941404331

Category: Religion

Page: 300

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The papers offered in this book are a compassionate and intellectual composite of the struggle of the soul, specifically the Jewish soul in modern times. The writers in this book are diverse and offer the reader the orthodox, conservative and reformed perspectives. The writers are Rabbis, doctors, lawyers, scientists, journalists, actors, artists and even ordinary people. The contributors come from various national and cultural backgrounds, including America, Europe and Israel. These articles allow for a great understand of Jews and Jewish thought while objectively creating more understanding and tolerance of the way each Jew copes with the strains of continuing Jewish heritage in a modern world while maintaining individuality.
A Modern Jew in Search of a Soul
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: J. Marvin Spiegelman, Abraham Jacobson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: New Falcon Publications

The papers offered in this book are a compassionate and intellectual composite of the struggle of the soul, specifically the Jewish soul in modern times. The writers in this book are diverse and offer the reader the orthodox, conservative and reformed perspectives. The writers are Rabbis, doctors, lawyers, scientists, journalists,
The Mystical Exodus in Jungian Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Shoshana Fershtman
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The Mystical Exodus in Jungian Perspective explores the soul loss that results from personal, collective, and transgenerational trauma and the healing that unfolds through reconnection with the sacred. Personal narratives of disconnection from and reconnection to Jewish collective memory are illuminated by millennia of Jewish mystical wisdom, contemporary Jewish Renewal
Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: OUP USA

This collection of original articles addresses the often conflicting roles of values, interests, and identity in contemporary Jewish politics. with its focus on Jews and contemporary politics - particularly the interplay of politics and jewish history - this new work makes an outstanding contribution to the scholarly literature.
The Spiritual Life of Children
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Robert Coles
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-10-10 - Publisher: HMH

A look at faith through the voices of children from varied religious backgrounds, by the Pulitzer-winning author of The Moral Intelligence of Children. A New York Times Notable Book What do children think about when they consider God, Heaven and Hell, the value of life in the here and now,
Reinstating the Divine Woman in Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Jenny Kien
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Universal-Publishers

A GODDESS FOR WOMEN'S PRAYERS Goddesses in ancient religions were particularly significant for women's physical, social and spiritual well-being. Yet, the Divine Woman was discarded by the monotheistic religions. Arguing her importance for women, the author proposes returning the Divine Woman to Judaism. Textual, archeological and historical analysis reveal how