Does the Soul Survive?: A Jewish Journey to Belief in Afterlife, Past Lives & Living with Purpose
Near-death experiences? Past-life regression? Reincarnation? Are these sorts of things Jewish?
With a blend of candor, personal questioning and sharp-eyed scholarship, Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz relates his own observations and the firsthand accounts shared with him by others, experiences that helped propel his journey from skeptic to believer that there is life after life.
From near-death experiences to reincarnation, past-life memory to the work of mediums, Rabbi Spitz explores what we are really able to know about the afterlife, and draws on Jewish texts to share that belief in these concepts--so often approached with reluctance--is in fact true to Jewish tradition.
"The increasing interest and faith in survival of the soul may grow into a cultural wave that is as potentially transformative for society as the civil rights movement and feminism. A renewed faith in 'the soul's journeys' will call for a reassessment of our priorities, and will enable traditional religions to renew and transform their adherents."
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Through his studies, his life experiences, and the stories he heard as a rabbi, Spitz (rabbi, Congregation B'nai Israel) came to believe that the soul exists after a person dies. He uses this book as ... Read full review
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