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. Now this powerful spiritual tradition, after centuries of secrecy and near-extinction, is explained clearly in this book 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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Review: God Is a VerbUser Review - Lisa Fogel - Goodreads
easy to understand, good spiritual insights. Read full review
Review: God Is a VerbUser Review - Goodreads
An interesting starter text on Jewish mysticism, written in an easy to understand voice. The only thing I'd like is more...analysis? Explanation? More whys and connection-drawing, though I suppose it's up to the would-be mystic to find his own truth in the space between. Read full review
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