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A Time for Every Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
A Time for Every Purpose continues the series of collections of Eliezer Segal’s witty, insightful and informative articles on the Jewish sacred calendar that originally appeared in his “From the Sources” column in the Calgary Jewish Free Press between 2011 and 2015. As always, the author strives to maintain a balance between accurate scholarship and entertaining readability in his pithy chapters.
Human — God’s Ineffable Name
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Although Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) is well-known today—as a philosopher, a Jewish theologian and a social activist—Heschel the poet is not. The 66 precious poems of Der Shem Ham’forash—Mentch, published in Warsaw in 1933, remained close to Heschel’s heart all of his life, and are now available in a new translation by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.
Learning about Religion
Series: Learning about Religiobn. Price: Free! Words: 76,640. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
A beginner's guide to the world's major religions and to the academic study of religion.
For the Sake of His Name, the prophet Daniel's miraculous life in Babylon
Series: Three Prophets, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,500. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Jerusalem falls to Babylon after a brutal siege. A young boy, Daniel, and his three close friends are captured and taken to Babylon as slaves. Over the next seven decades these sons of Hebrew nobility overcome bondage, rivalries and the conceits of kings to reach positions of authority in the most powerful nation in the world. And Daniel becomes a prophet of the Lord.
Open Your Eyes, Genesis and the Origin of Space-Time
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The theories of modern Cosmology, Darwinian evolution and Einsteins Theories of Relativity are fully compatible with the Biblical account of Creation as laid down in Genesis the first book of the Old Testament. Creationism is in no way contrary to Intelligent design if ones takes the trouble to look a little deeper. The fundamental truth of the Creation narrative can be explained scientifically.
God's Prayer: A Sacred Challenge to Humanity
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ecumenism
“Listening deeply to the inner voice, Michael Kagan has placed himself in his own and other traditions; he has listened to the outcry of our Mother the Earth, and is sensitive to the voice of the feminine presence. He shares with us here a ‘treasury debt’ issued from the Divine Source.” --- Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Founder of the Jewish Renewal Movement
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Gate to the Heart: A Manual of Contemplative Jewish Practice
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"For me, Gate to the Heart is the one essential book by Reb Zalman. Although there are others that go into more depth and are more expansive on certain topics, none convey his authentic voice and brilliant creativity more that this one. It is the book that I want to carry with me at all times, a true vade mecum that one can consult again and again to renew one's spiritual practice."
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
Reader for the Orthodox Jewish Psychotherapist: Issues, Case Studies and Contemporary Responsa
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox
This book contains a selection of informative articles authored by orthodox rabbis and psychotherapists that are highly relevant and pertinent to religious psychotherapists, veterans and novices alike. The topics and issues discussed include the relationship between clergy and clinician, special considerations in treating the haredi patient, attitude towards and treatment of homosexuals etc.