The The Word: Jewish Wisdom Through Time: A Spiritual Sourcebook

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Funny, wise, poignant, this book represents Jewish quotations—some never before in print—from over 500 sources, including the Talmud, Bible, and Zohar, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jules Feiffer, and more. Topics range from prayer, belief, and miracles to aging, self-confidence, and nature.

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Funny, wise, poignant, this book represents Jewish quotations—some never before in print—from over 500 sources, including the Talmud, Bible, and Zohar, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jules Feiffer, and more. Topics range from prayer, belief, and miracles to aging, self-confidence, and nature.

Funny, wise, poignant, this book represents Jewish quotations--some never before in print--from over 500 sources, including the Talmud, Bible, and Zohar, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jules Feiffer, and more. Topics range from prayer, belief, and miracles to aging, self-confidence, and nature.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Quoting from a wide, eclectic and imaginative variety of Jewish sources-the Bible, the Talmud, secular literature, Yiddish folk sayings, the writings of Jewish scientists, politicians, philosophers, legal scholars and comedians-ben Shea has compiled a rich collection of wisdom. Covering a broad range of topics, the selections delight the soul and enlighten the mind, creating a book that instructs agreeably, pleasurably, often with humor. If one agrees with the Talmud that ``A quotation at the right moment is like bread in a famine,'' then this lovely book will provide many feasts. It is arranged in easily accessible categories. The comprehensive index gives descriptions of the sources and biographies of the individuals quoted. There is a time chart of Jewish history from 2000 B.C. to the mid-20th century and a bibliography of titles for further reading. (Oct.)
Booknews
BenShea (Jacob the Baker) gives us another tasty dose of popular philosophy/theology. Villard Books delivers it in a handsome package--though perfect bound. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679425847
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/17/1995
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 401
  • Product dimensions: 6.47 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 1.38 (d)

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