Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy

Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy

by Miriyam Glazer
     
 
In this study of the psalms of the Jewish liturgy, Rabbi Miriyam Glazer brings these well-known psalms alive. She focuses on each psalm's pathos, power, richness of imagery, and spiritual beauty. This work concentrates on the psalm-as-prayer, showing how lines are connected with one another and how each psalm can take its reader on an inner journey. The author also

Overview

In this study of the psalms of the Jewish liturgy, Rabbi Miriyam Glazer brings these well-known psalms alive. She focuses on each psalm's pathos, power, richness of imagery, and spiritual beauty. This work concentrates on the psalm-as-prayer, showing how lines are connected with one another and how each psalm can take its reader on an inner journey. The author also explains the role each psalm plays in its liturgical setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016016108
Publisher:
Aviv Publishing New York, NY
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Miriyam Glazer, rabbi, long-time literature professor, healthy/ethical foodie, and frequent Visiting Scholar & public speaker, has authored/co-authored books ranging from the engaged spiritual to the poetic to the delicious, including PSALMS OF THE JEWISH LITURGY: A GUIDE TO THEIR BEAUTY, POWER & MEANING -- a book that seeks to engage your heart, mind, and soul, your humor and your earthiness; THE ESSENTIAL JEWISH FESTIVAL COOKBOOK: 200 SEASONAL RECIPES & THEIR TRADITIONS -- written with my sister Phyllis, and filled with fascinating festival lore & mouth-watering, healthy recipes of the global Jewish cuisine, including Persian, Libyan, Moroccan, Ashkenazi,among many others; DREAMING THE ACTUAL: Fiction and Poetry by Israeli Women Writers, a compelling book that unfolds Israeli women's versions of the country's story, from the pre-state era to the present -- and more. I am nothing if not eclectic, and am now working on issues of Jewish spirituality and environmental justice. I'm married to Anthony Elman, now , joyously, the rabbi of the Jewish Home for the Aging after many years as a psychotherapist in England, and the mother of Avigail, a tv writer & producer. You can reach me via my website, miriyamglazer.com (which features has my Torah commentaries and literary essays) or .

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