Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow

Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow

by Arthur Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580235457
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/16/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,062,304
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Arthur Green, PhD, is recognized as one of the world's preeminent authorities on Jewish thought and spirituality. He is the Irving Brudnick professor of philosophy and religion at Hebrew College and rector of the Rabbinical School, which he founded in 2004. Professor emeritus at Brandeis University, he also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where he served as dean and president.

Dr. Green is author of several books including Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow; Seek My Face: A Jewish Mystical Theology; Your Word Is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer; and Tormented Master: The Life and Spiritual Quest of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav (all Jewish Lights). He is also author of Radical Judaism (Yale University Press) and co-editor of Speaking Torah: Spiritual Teachings from around the Maggid's Table. He is long associated with the Havurah movement and a neo-Hasidic approach to Judaism.

Table of Contents

Confession, by Way of a Preface · ix Introduction: Ehyeh as a Name of God · 1 PART I: REREADING THE OLD TRADITION 1 Kabbalah Old and New · 9 2 There Is Only One · 19 3 Torah: Creation's Truth Revealed · 29 4 Sefirot: The One and the Ten · 39 5 'Olamot: Four Steps to Oneness · 61 6 Shemot: The Way of Names · 74 PART II: LOOKING TOWARD TOMORROW 7 Seeking a Path · 91 8 Great Chain of Being: Kabbalah for an Environmental Age · 106 9 All about Being Human: Image, Likeness, Memory · 120 10 What about Evil? · 138 11 The Life of Prayer · 153 12 Community: Where Shekhinah Dwells · 166 Afterword: To Keep on Learning—Where Do I Go from Here?

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