The Book of Miracles: A Young Person's Guide to Jewish Spiritual Awareness

The Book of Miracles: A Young Person's Guide to Jewish Spiritual Awareness

by Lawrence Kushner

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580235051
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/24/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

About the Author

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 Life

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the 10th Anniversary Edition ............7Foreword ........................................................................11SEEING1 / Opening Your Eyes....................................................152 / Paying Close Attention ............................................193 / The One Who Is Hidden Everywhere ....................234 / All Things Are Connected ......................................27HEARING5 / The Blueprint inside Creation ................................356 / The Silent Sound of Alef ..........................................397 / The Never-ending Understanding ..........................458 / An Orchard of Delicious Words ............................49DOING9 / Doing and Understanding ......................................5510 / Repairing the World ..............................................5911 / Taking Responsibility ............................................6312 / The Hands of God ................................................67PERSON13 / The Self of the Universe ........................................7514 / The Whirlwind ......................................................7915 / Praying God’s Prayers ............................................8316 / Being Where You Are ............................................87Afterword ......................................................................91

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