Moments of Transcendence: Inspirational Readings for Yom Kippur, an extraordinary collection of readings, poems, prayers, and insights, enables the modern reader to enter into the spirit of the Day of Atonement in a personal and relevant way way. The selection assembled here permits the meaning of the Yom Kippur liturgy to enter the heart. The time-honored method of taking a sacred text and giving it modern application has enabled teachers of Judaism to keep their contemporaries emotionally attached to the writ of past generations. Continuing this tradition, this extraordinary collection embellishes and elaborates on the central themes of the Yom Kippur liturgy and tradition: sin, forgiveness, repentance, spiritual growth, and being at one with self, the universe, and God.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.39(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.06(d)|
About the Author
Dov Peretz Elkins is an internationally known author, lecturer, and educator. His pioneering books on experiential learning, values clarification, and spirituality, have influenced a generation of rabbis, educators, and Jewish communal service workers. His most recent books include: Prescription for a Long and Happy life, Moments of Transcendence: Inspirational Readings for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, and Jewish Guided Imagery. He is currently the spiritual leader of The Jewish Center, in Princeton, New Jersey.