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It’s all quite fascinating. His discussion of the meaning and purpose of the mitzvot would be very helpful to anyone trying to understand why some Jews devote themselves to living in accordance with the Torah on the level of daily life practice and ritual. Marina rated it really liked it Ghirteen 13, In [ The Thirteen Petalled Rose ] one can encounter the classical Jewish tue view of reality, delineated lucidly, concisely, profoundly and, what is so rare, believingly.

The Candle of God Adin Steinsaltz. And contrary to my expectations, most of the text was easily readable, shining with an inner light and life. Next page of related Sponsored Products. Apr 20, Ruby Hollyberry rated it it was amazing Shelves: He doesn’t discuss connections with other spiritual systems, but if you’re familiar with other ones or even psychologyyou’ll see many parallels.

As Rabbi Steinsaltz teaches, kabbalah is the official theology of the Jewish people. This blocks the divine light and obscures, per the author, the unchanging essence that lurks beneath the personality. The Temple Revealed in the Garden: Outstanding introduction to Jewish mysticism by one of the great Jewish thinkers of this generation.


Mar 31, Susan rated it really liked it Recommended to Susan by: Daniel rated it really liked it Mar 24, When I first read it I was a practicing Chassid and a complete believer, I would have rated it a 5 star at that time. Future Tense Jonathan Sacks. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The context is very interesting and leaves the reader wanting to read more. Customers who bought this item also bought. But the little I gleaned was good. Jan 26, Chad Johns rated it it was amazing Shelves: He teaches at Mayanot in Jerusalem.

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Essays on Ethics Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The title The Thirteen Petalled Rose is taken from the opening of the classic Jewish text on mysticism, the Zohar, and refers to the “collective souls of the Jewish people,” which scholars have likened to the fullness of a rose and its thirteen petals.

Foreskin’s Lament Shalom Auslander. It explained a lot about the customs and our beliefs.

Published September 12th by Basic Books first published I must admit, as a gentile I had not expected any work of the Jewish religion to resonate with me so strongly.

A book of extraordinary power, The Thirteen Petalled Rose has become a modern classic.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Thirteen Petalled Rose: I like the description of the 10 sephirots as well as the 4 worlds. While on the other hand, our transgressions ca The Thirteen Petalled Rose: Even if the kingdom could be saved, is she the one to do it? Guide to Jewish Prayer Adin Steinsaltz. Subsequently I re-read it, recognizing that each page contained ideas worth hours of thought. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


Also useful information on angels, which is something infrequently found in a market full of fluffy, useless angel What I learned from this book is that Jewish mysticism contains some of the core information of occultism.

My introduction into Kabbalah, well written and explanation of abstract content. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Highly recommended for anyone with enough stamina to read a very dense and esoteric, yet short, book, or anyone like myself who likes mysticism beyond just Zen koans and Rumi like Meister Eckhart and The Secret of the Golden Flower, for instance.

I do like thirtedn, and this is far better explained than pretty much any other accounts I’ve read on the subject. Lists with This Book.