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The Book of Letters: A Mystical Alef-Bait (The Kushner series) [Hardcover]

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Pages   80
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 6.31" Height: 0.48"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 1, 1991
Publisher   Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN  1879045001  
EAN  9781879045002  


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Folktales about and exploration of the mystical meanings of the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Weaving talmudic commentary, Hasidic folktales, and kabbalistic mysteries around the letters, each letter is illuminated and is presented in the author's original calligraphy.

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Lawrence Kushner, author, lecturer and spiritual leader, is regarded as one of the most creative religious thinkers and writers in America. A commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, he has focused us on spiritual renewal with wisdom and humor. Through his books and lectures, people of every faith and background have found inspiration and new strength for spiritual search and growth. It has been said that some spiritual leaders blend religion and psychology to help us walk better on the ground, but Lawrence Kushner draws on the wisdom of the mystics to help us dance better on the ceiling.

Kushner's acclaimed books include I'm God; You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion & Other Disguises of the Ego; Honey from the Rock: An Easy Introduction to Jewish Mysticism; Invisible Lines of Connection: Sacred Stories of the Ordinary; The Book of Letters: A Mystical Hebrew Alphabet; Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Introduction for Christians; and In God's Hands, an inspiring fable for children, with Gary Schmidt (all Jewish Lights).

Kushner served as rabbi at Congregation Beth El in Sudbury, Massachusetts, for almost thirty years; he is currently the Emanu-El scholar at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco, and an adjunct faculty member at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is fascinated by graphic design and computers (designing most of his Jewish Lights books). He enjoys Mozart, hanging around sailboats, and making his granddaughters giggle.



Lawrence Kushner currently resides in Boston Sanfrancisco San Franci, in the state of Massachusetts. Lawrence Kushner was born in 1943.

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
short and sweet  May 10, 2008
The book was hand written which gave it an artistic appeal. However, I expected a little more detail. The book was cute though and I enjoyed reading it. It is a keeper nonetheless!
 
Really Good  Apr 6, 2007
THE BOOK IS VERY GOOD; SIMPLY AND DIRECT TO THE CUESTION; A VERY GOOD GUIDE TO THE MISTYCISM IN THE HEBREW AND JEWISH.
 
The Book Of Letters  Mar 29, 2007
Fun Book to read , the Author has a sense of humor and I believe this is a much better way to learn.

GGold
 
Eh...  Jan 22, 2007
I enjoy Rabbi Kushner's books, but Sefer Otiyot is frankly a bit of a disappointment. Not that there's nothing good about the book -- no; in fact, it is arty and would make a very nice gift book for someone. But if you really want to study the "mystical meaning" of Ketav Ashurit, then I would go with Rabbi Monk's book instead.
 
Sefer OTiYOT is truly a Prayerbook of Hebrew Letters  Aug 23, 2006
The first words from the Book Cover, speak literal truth: When opening this Prayerbook-feeling of like pages as "The Book of Letters" you enter a special world of sacred, traditional and religious feeling. More than just symbols, all 22 letters of the Hebrew Alef-Bait become like personalities all their own.

The SEFER OTiYOT exist independently of ink and paper or even words. The good Rabbi again spins out his volumes of meaning, much the same as in the Introduction to The BOOK Of WORDS. "The SEFER OTiYOY (written in Hebrew letters) have been a mystical Alef-Bait and fantasy for the Jewish people all through their history...One mythical hope with this book is to keep that tradition alive for so many who have even forgotten some of the letters!"

Each beautifully ornamented Hebrew Letter from ALEF...to SHIN... to TAV...is carefully introduced almost in Rabbinical language! I can only quote from SHIN: "Shin is the letter just before the end. It is the fitting together of all the parts. The restoration of all the scattered shards parts. This is Shin: Peace (Hebrew) SHALOM. Completion. Wholeness.

Rabbi Kushner likely spent many hours, many days, maybe even many years, creatively putting together these mystical letters and words of the Hebrew Alef-Bait. What a treasure of spiritual depth, learning and wisdom in few pages. Reverently from Retired Chap Fred W Hood
 

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