Item description for The Book of Miracles: A Young Person's Guide to Jewish Spiritual Awareness by Lawrence Kushner...
Overview From one of today's most innovative and creative theologians comes a book to introduce children to a way of spiritual thinking. Revealing the essence of Judaism in a language they can understand and enjoy, "The Book of Miracles" combines Talmud, midrash, mystical and biblical stories to help readers make and treasure the connections between traditional sources and modern living. Illustrations.
Here is a book of spiritual adventure.
From the miracle at the Red Sea to the miracle of waking up this morning, this intriguing book introduces young people to a way of spiritual thinking to last a lifetime.
Kushner, whose award-winning books have brought spirituality to life for countless adults, here reveals the essence of Judaism in a way kids can understand and enjoy. Easy to read and imaginatively illustrated by the author, "The Book of Miracles"helps young people make and treasure the connections between religion, spirituality and everyday life.
For parents to read to their children, for children to read to their parents, "The Book of Miracles "encourages kids awareness of their own spirituality, and shows young people how to use Judaism as a foundation on which to build their lives.
Citations And Professional Reviews The Book of Miracles: A Young Person's Guide to Jewish Spiritual Awareness by Lawrence Kushner has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/1998
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1998 page 351
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Studio: Jewish Lights Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.32" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1997
Publisher Jewish Lights Publishing
Grade Level Middle School
ISBN 1879045788 ISBN13 9781879045781
Availability 119 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 07:45.
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More About Lawrence Kushner
Rabbi Lawrence Kushner is one of the most widely read authors by people of all faiths on Jewish spiritual life. He is the best-selling author of such books as Invisible Lines of Connection: Sacred Stories of the Ordinary; God Was in This Place & I, i Did Not Know: Finding Self, Spirituality and Ultimate Meaning; Honey from the Rock: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism; The Book of Letters: A Mystical Hebrew Alphabet; The Book of Miracles: A Young Person's Guide to Jewish Spiritual Awareness; The Book of Words: Talking Spiritual Life, Living Spiritual Talk; Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader; I'm God, You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion and other Disguises of the Ego; Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Introduction for Christians; The River of Light: Jewish Mystical Awareness; The Way Into Jewish Mystical Tradition; and co-author of Because Nothing Looks Like God; How Does God Make Things Happen?; Where Is God?; What Does God Look Like?; and In God's Hands. He is the Emanu-El Scholar at San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El and an adjunct professor of Jewish mysticism and spirituality at Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion.Rabbi Lawrence Kushner is available to speak on the following topics: Jewish Mystical Imagination Rymanover s Silent Aleph: What Really Happened on Sinai Zohar on Romance and Revelation What Makes Kabbalah Kabbalah Sacred Stories of the Ordinary: When God Makes a Surprise Appearance in Everyday LifeClick here to contact the author.
Lawrence Kushner currently resides in Boston Sanfrancisco San Franci, in the state of Massachusetts. Lawrence Kushner was born in 1943.
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