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Responsible Life: The Spiritual Path of Mussar
     

Responsible Life: The Spiritual Path of Mussar

by Ira F. Stone
 

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Mussar, a late 19th century Jewish renewal movement, focused on a spirituality of ethics. This book explores how Mussar principles are relevant to contemporary life, discusses the challenges of making moral choices, and explains how to use Mussar principles to develop a meaningful spiritual practice that is based on the needs of others, rather than the self.

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Mussar, a late 19th century Jewish renewal movement, focused on a spirituality of ethics. This book explores how Mussar principles are relevant to contemporary life, discusses the challenges of making moral choices, and explains how to use Mussar principles to develop a meaningful spiritual practice that is based on the needs of others, rather than the self.

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What a 19th-century Jewish renewal movement has to tell us today.


—Graham Christian

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ISBN-13:
9780916219314
Publisher:
Aviv Publishing New York, NY
Publication date:
01/25/2007
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
4.86(w) x 8.11(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Ira F. Stone is rabbi of Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel in Philadelphia and founder of the Philadelphia Mussar Institute. He has taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary and currently teaches at Recontructionist Rabbinical College. Rabbi Stone is the author of Seeking the Path to Life, Reading Levinas/Reading Talmud, and two volumes of poetry.

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