"What a delightful wholeness of intellectual vigor and meditative playfulness, and all in a tone of gentleness that speaks to this gentile."
Rt. Rev. Krister Stendahl, former dean of Harvard Divinity School, bishop emeritus of Stockholm
"It is wonderful! A surprise at every page. His translations and elaborations provoke and stimulate the religious imagination."
Rabbi Neil Gillman, chair, department of Jewish philosophy, Jewish Theological Seminary
“Lifts the spirit from the mundane, through the vast expanse of tradition, to the face of God and then, quite miraculously, returns the spirit to daily life. . . much more than a book of words; it is a way of faithful living.”
The Rev. Dr. Richard Valantasis, assistant professor of theological studies, St. Louis University
“We have another Buber here, a Heschel ... Kushner expresses the truly profound with joy, lightness and humor.”
Father M. Basil Pennington, St. Joseph's Abbey
“Breathes new life into a vocabulary that many may have thought to be irrelevant or outdated. Kushner is one of the great spiritual teachers of our time. He once again succeeds in offering us wisdom and inspiration.”
Dr. Ellen M. Umansky, coeditor, Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality
“To bring new light to old words is the gift that a wise person gives to us. For that reason we are all deeply in debt to Rabbi Lawrence Kushner.”
Dr. Lawrence S. Cunningham, chairman, department of theology, Notre Dame
“Provides wonderfully easy access to the riches of Jewish spiritual tradition.... He is a seeker who blazes a trail for others to joyously journey.”
Dr. David A. Teutsch, president, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College