The History of Last Night's Dream: Discovering the Hidden Path to the Soul

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages
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Our Dreams Will Never Be the Same Again

International bestselling author Rodger Kamenetz believes it is not too late to reclaim the lost power of our nightly visions. He fearlessly delves into this mysterious inner realm and shows us that dreams are not only intensely meaningful, but hold essential truths about who we are. In the end, each of us has the choice to embark on this illuminating path to the soul.

 

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User Review  - Drasher - Borders

Rodger Kamenetz is widely praised for his previous book concerning the Dalai Lama's encounter with Jewish leaders, "The Jew in the Lotus." In this book, Kamenetz has come to praise Marc Bregman. Let's ... Read full review

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User Review  - vpfluke - LibraryThing

This book was interesting read on the subject of dreams. What brought me to this book was the promise of an expansion beyond night dreams into images that our inner self produces while awake, perhaps ... Read full review

Contents

The Descent into Dreams
3
The Gate of Heaven in Newton Massachusetts
15
Colette and the Waking Dream
27
Kitchen Kabbalah and the Vault of Images
37
The Little Shocks
42
The Case of the Disappearing Dream
50
A Convention of Dreamers
54
Interpretations
61
The Untimely Disappearance of the Dream
98
The Rabbis Ameliorate the Dream
102
Peter Sees a Dream and Jews and Christians Part Ways
108
The Gnostic Heresy and the Mystical Dream Journey
114
the Book ofKdeG Speaks
139
How Dreams Abolish Time
148
Becoming the Boy
189
North of Eden
230

Marc Bregman and a Punch in the Gut
63
TheBookofKdeG
73
You Are a Dead Man
80
Jacob the Hero of the Revelation Dream
86
Joseph the Dreamer and Joseph the Interpreter
92
Acknowledgments
241
Bibliography
253
PLUS
263
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About the author (2009)

Roger Kamenetz wrote the landmark international bestseller, The Jew in the Lotus, and the winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Stalking Eljah. He is a Louisiana State University Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies and a certified dream therapist. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, fiction writer Moira Crone.

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