God Is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism
Since medieval times, the mystical tradition of Kabbalah was restricted to qualified men over forty?because it was believed that only the most mature and pious could grasp its complexity and profound, life-changing implications. More recently, Kabbalah nearly disappeared?as most of its practitioners perished in the Holocaust. In the national bestseller God Is a Verb, this powerful spiritual tradition, after centuries of secrecy and near-extinction, is explained clearly by one of its most prominent teachers.
Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going? How do we get there? These questions have fueled Kabbalists for nearly a millennium. Rabbi David A. Cooper is the first to bring this obscure and difficult tradition to a mainstream audience in a way that gently leads us to the heart of the subject, showing us how to transform profound teachings into a meaningful personal experience?and appreciate fully this great mystical process we know as God.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - medievalmama - LibraryThing
Having started my kabbalah training with a Rabbi, this was an interesting followup 30+ years later. While I was writing a book on psychological applications of mystical kabbalah on spec (never ... Read full review
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A good introduction to something as intensely complicated as anything. Some will find it overly simplified, some might find it patronizing, but the majoriity of those who are sufficiently blessed to have found the work will be very much better from having read it. Read full review
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