Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional and Contemporary Sources

Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional and Contemporary Sources

by Howard A. Addison
     
 

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The essential reference for spiritual leaders and all who are called to help others listen for God's voice. Offers insight into the theology and practice of spiritual direction, embodied spirituality and group work, from all contemporary Jewish movements.See more details below

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The essential reference for spiritual leaders and all who are called to help others listen for God's voice. Offers insight into the theology and practice of spiritual direction, embodied spirituality and group work, from all contemporary Jewish movements.

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"A work of intelligence, depth and enduring worth [that is] long overdue."
Rabbi Martin S. Cohen, editor, Conservative Judaism magazine

“Adds fresh, new understandings of spiritual guidance to long-treasured Jewish traditions of seeking the face of God. Sit with it. Ponder it. Let it lead you to prayer.”
Mary Ann Scofield, RSM, PhD, founding member, Spiritual Directors International

“Admirably creates a vocabulary and conceptual framework for this emerging field. Masterfully mines Jewish tradition to ground spiritual direction in Jewish theology, text and practice. An invaluable companion to those who companion others on their spiritual journeys.”
Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, editor, Jewish Pastoral Care, 2nd Edition: A Practical Handbook from Traditional and Contemporary Sources

“A treasure trove.… Will inspire its readers to new levels of Jewish spiritual engagement and activism.”
Rabbi David Teutsch, author, Spiritual Community: The Power to Restore Hope, Commitment and Joy

“An epochmaking event. This is not just Christian spiritual direction with a Jewish patina; it is fully and organically Jewish.”
Rabbi Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi, DHL (z"l), author of Spiritual Intimacy

“Deep, thoughtful and varied.... An extraordinary collection of pioneering works that maps the latest thinking in this important, emerging field of Jewish spiritual life.”
Rabbi Nancy Flam, codirector of programs, Institute for Jewish Spirituality

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580232302
Publisher:
Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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