Item description for Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader (The Kushner series) by Lawrence Kushner & Thomas Moore...
Overview With incomparable ability to blend scholarship, imagination, psychology, mysticism, history and great writing, Rabbi Kushner offers something unique to both the spiritual seeker and the committed person of faith. With samplings from each of his books and a generous amount of previously unpublished material, "The Lawrence Kushner Reader" explores personal meaning in the sacred that animates each of our lives.
A treasury of insight from one of the most creative spiritual thinkers in America. Whether you are new to Kushner or a devoted fan, this is the place to begin.
At once deeply human and profoundly spiritual, Lawrence Kushner s books are a treat for the soul. For nourishment and inspiration " Eyes Remade for Wonder "opens wide the gates of Jewish mysticism and spirituality, helping us peel back the layers of meaning that animate our lives.
Few writers are more closely identified with the boom of spirituality in America in the past twenty-five years than Lawrence Kushner. With his first book the now-classic introduction to Jewish mysticism, " The Book of Letters Kushner established himself as one of the most creative religious thinkers in America. He is now read worldwide by people searching to understand the connection between the sacred and the ordinary.
With an inspiring Introduction by Thomas Moore, author of the best-selling books " Care of the Soul "and "The Soul of Sex, Eyes Remade for Wonder "offers something unique to both the spiritual seeker and the committed person of faith, and is a collection to be treasured and shared.
Citations And Professional Reviews Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader (The Kushner series) by Lawrence Kushner & Thomas Moore has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 10/26/1998 page 61
Booklist - 01/01/1999
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Studio: Jewish Lights Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.67" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1998
Publisher Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN 1580230423 ISBN13 9781580230421
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More About Lawrence Kushner & Thomas Moore
Lawrence Kushner, author, lecturer and spiritual leader, is regarded as one of the most creative religious thinkers and writers in America. A commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, he has focused us on spiritual renewal with wisdom and humor. Through his books and lectures, people of every faith and background have found inspiration and new strength for spiritual search and growth. It has been said that some spiritual leaders blend religion and psychology to help us walk better on the ground, but Lawrence Kushner draws on the wisdom of the mystics to help us dance better on the ceiling.
Kushner's acclaimed books include I'm God; You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion & Other Disguises of the Ego; Honey from the Rock: An Easy Introduction to Jewish Mysticism; Invisible Lines of Connection: Sacred Stories of the Ordinary; The Book of Letters: A Mystical Hebrew Alphabet; Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Introduction for Christians;and In God's Hands, an inspiring fable for children, with Gary Schmidt (all Jewish Lights).
Kushner served as rabbi at Congregation Beth El in Sudbury, Massachusetts, for almost thirty years; he is currently the Emanu-El scholar at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco, and an adjunct faculty member at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is fascinated by graphic design and computers (designing most of his Jewish Lights books). He enjoys Mozart, hanging around sailboats, and making his granddaughters giggle.
Lawrence Kushner currently resides in Boston Sanfrancisco San Franci, in the state of Massachusetts. Lawrence Kushner was born in 1943.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader (The Kushner series)?
Kushner makes you aware of the sacred things in your life. Jun 15, 1999
I had never read anything by Lawrence Kushner before, but had heard some of his commentaries on National Public Radio. Recently a friend gave me this book as a birthday present.
What an absolute pleasure it has been to read! Each essay is usually only a few pages long so it is an easy book to find time to read.
He is a great writer, with a wonderful sense of humor, but he delivers some amazingly creative insight and makes you look at your world and what you believe in in a completely fresh new way.
I would highly recommend this book since it is a sampler of his best writings, with a mix of new and previously published material. You will not be disappointed, this is a wonderful read and a great gift.