Healing and the Jewish Imagination

Healing and the Jewish Imagination

by Adriane Leveen, MSW, PhDDavid I. Schulman, JD Dr. Louis E. Newman and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 29/03/2011

  $24.85

Where Judaism and health intersect, healing may begin.


Essential reading for people interested in the Jewish healing, spirituality and spiritual direction movements, this groundbreaking volume explores the Jewish tradition for comfort in times of illness and Judaism’s perspectives on the inevitable suffering with which we live.


Pushing the boundaries of Jewish knowledge, scholars, teachers, artists and activists examine the aspects of our mortality and the important distinctions between curing and healing. Topics discussed include:



  • The Importance of the Individual

  • Health and Healing among the Mystics

  • Hope and the Hebrew Bible

  • From Disability to Enablement

  • Overcoming Stigma

  • Jewish Bioethics


Drawing from literature, personal experience, and the foundational texts of Judaism, these celebrated thinkers show us that healing is an idea that can both soften us so that we are open to inspiration as well as toughen us—like good scar tissue—in order to live with the consequences of being human.

ISBN:
9781580235945
9781580235945
Category:
Judaism
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
29-03-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company

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