Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love
6 x 9, 352 pp
Rabbi Shefa Gold, beloved teacher of chant, Jewish mysticism, prayer and spirituality, introduces you to this transformative spiritual practice as a way to unlock the power of sacred texts and take prayer and meditation into the delight of your life.
The Magic of Hebrew Chant Companion—The Big Book of Musical Notations and Incantations
8½ x 11, 154 pp
Complete musical notations for the chants and spiritual practices in The Magic of Hebrew Chant in a larger format ideal for individual musician and group use. Each chant includes Hebrew text and transliteration, English translation and musical notation.
In this intimate and fascinating biography, a close friend and colleague of Gandhi's uses personal reminiscences and excerpts from Gandhi's many published and private writings to explore the life and times of this great soul.
Maimonides—Essential Teachings On Jewish Faith & Ethics
The Book of Knowledge & the Thirteen Principles of Faith—Annotated & Explained
5½ x 8½, 224 pp
Experience the wisdom of Maimonides, arguably the most significant Jewish thinker of all time, whose approach to biblical interpretation and philosophy remains relevant for all who follow a religion based on sacred text and oral interpretation.
Through the writings of Maimonides, Jewish history's greatest exponent of a philosophically sound Judaism, and Spinoza, Judaism's most illustrious "heretic," shows how modern people can deal with religion in an intellectually honest and meaningful way.
A life of quiet, work and prayer, monasticism has been a part of the Christian spiritual tradition for over 1,700 years, and remains very much alive today. This book offers you a personal encounter with daily life inside the Trappist Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, as you might encounter it on a one-week retreat, and includes a guide to the monastic places in North America that receive visitors, as well as a detailed glossary. Whether you're simply curious about what's behind the mystery, or interested in experiencing it first-hand, this is the ideal handbook.
Interpreting Biblical Texts on Clothing & Identity
6 x 9, 224 pp
Presents Bible stories that involve clothing in an essential way as a means of learning about the text, its characters & their interactions. Uses the garments of the Bible to show us how to shed our own layers of covering & reveal our authentic selves.
A Definitive Guide to Techniques and Traditions of Meditation in Yoga and Vedanta
6 x 9, 504 pp
Drawing on both classic and contemporary sources, this comprehensive sourcebook outlines the scientific, psychological, and spiritual elements of Yoga and Vedanta meditation, the results of which lead not to the seeker's dreams and visions but to the transformation of his or her character.
As seen through the writings of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, the Stoic approach to life is surprisingly rich, nuanced, clear-eyed and friendly. Offers startlingly modern psychological and spiritual insight from the emperor's personal journal entries.
Voices of Strength, Faith, Healing, Hope and Courage
5 x 7¼, 192 pp
Prayers from a broad spectrum of spiritual traditions celebrate the profound variety of ways men around the world have called out to the Divine—with words of joy, praise, gratitude, wonder, petition and even anger—from the ancient world up to our own day.
Discover Henri Nouwen’s authentic, spacious spirituality of being deeply beloved in this insightful distillation of his vast literary legacy. Scholar and spiritual director Wil Hernandez offers an elegant synthesis of Nouwen’s main themes, inspiring us to embrace the power and vulnerability of mere spirituality.
Enhancing Jewish Well-Being in a Christian Environment
6 x 9, 416 pp
The New Testament has a surprisingly rich and fascinating history of composition. By understanding the processes by which these writings came to be, you will have the tools you need to engage the New Testament critically.
Modern Jews Engage the New Testament Companion Figures
A Visual Aid for Teaching
8½ x 11, 52 pp
An honest, probing look at the New Testament in relation to problems that confront Jews and Christians today. This flexible manual allows instructors to offer standalone lessons or full courses. Includes lesson plans, discussion questions and visual aids.
Powerful observations from the Book of Proverbs about life, justice and money, with informative historical context, will inform your financial choices even today as an individual, as a member of a community, and as a global citizen.
A Western Monk's Extraordinary Spiritual Journey on Eastern Holy Ground
6 x 9, 352 pp, 10+ b/w line drawings
Listen in as the first Western monk to live on Mt. Athos wrestles with historical differences between Christianity's East and West, learns the Orthodox practice of "the prayer of the heart," and explores a monastic republic like no other place on earth.
Blending an Ancient Jewish Spiritual Practice with Yoga to Transform Body and Soul
7 x 9, 224 pp, w/ over 40 b/w photo illus.
A clear and easy-to-use introduction to Mussar Yoga—a blending of Jewish and Eastern spiritual practices. Intended for the novice as well as the yoga expert and for people of all faiths, each exercise is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, helpful photographs, mantras and journaling exercises.
While Noah gathers the animals for the ark, God asks Naamah to gather all the plants of the earth. Ideal for young girls and boys, this simple, beautiful book will help you and your child explore the spirituality of this ancient story.
Careful retellings of traditional stories from tribes across North America highlight the sacredness of all life. Includes explanations of significant everyday objects and recurring characters and illustrates principles to guide your own spiritual quest.
Leaders from across the spectrum of the emerging directions of feminist Christianity speak about theological visions, liturgical and ministerial challenges and scriptural insights as a starting point for building new models of religious life and worship.
Through a beautiful, eclectic array of personal narratives, fiction and sacred texts, find new perspectives on ways to reach out for the Divine within simple acts like washing dishes and more daunting tasks like cleaning up the "messes" in our communities.
When God tells Noah to gather the animals, God also calls on Naamah, Noah's wife, to save each plant on earth. Naamah's wisdom & love for the natural harmony of the earth inspire us to use our own courage, creativity & faith to continue her work today.
Todos los pueblos del mundo se puso a buscar el nombre de Dios ... y cada uno de los muchos buscadores es asegurarse de que él o ella sólo ha encontrado el nombre correcto, el único nombre, por Dios. Por último, se juntan y por fin aprender lo que el nombre de Dios es en realidad. En el texto poético y vibrantes ilustraciones, esta fábula moderna celebra la diversidad y, al mismo tiempo, la unidad de todas las personas.
A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao
6 x 9, 272 pp, w/ 20+ b/w photographs
Deborah Prinz draws from her world travels on the trail of chocolate to enchant chocolate lovers of all backgrounds as she unravels religious connections in the early chocolate trade and shows how Jewish and other religious values infuse chocolate today.
A Daybook of Saints, Sages, Psalms and Prayer Practices
6 x 9, 448 pp
Helpful guidance for anyone hungry for a richer prayer life. This prayer book for every day of the year will help you move closer to God one day at a time by reading the Psalms and practicing prayer in ways you may not have imagined before. Features both ancient and modern sages from inside and outside the Christian tradition.
Finding Prayer, Perspective and Meaning in the Stories of our Lives
6 x 9, 176 pp
Like the dolphin who exists in both water and air, so must we learn to live and thrive in two conflicting worlds—the rational, material, everyday craziness of life versus the still, spiritual soulfulness of our deepest selves. Through poignant stories, spiritual teaching and insights, Karyn Kedar shares with us the ways we can integrate the everyday—family, work, personal challenges—with our quest for deeper spiritual understanding.
What Cognitive Science Reveals about Belief, Morality, Community and Our Relationship with God
6 x 9, 224 pp
Groundbreaking and accessible. Reviews the theological implications of cognitive science, current theory on how our brains construct our world, and why to be loyal to one faith if all major religious traditions deal effectively with universal human needs.
Embodying Spiritual Discovery through Yoga, Brush and Color
7 x 9, 208 pp
Professional artist and beloved teacher Linda Novick guides you in experiencing divine connection through art, with simple yoga-inspired exercises to focus your mind and refresh your body and art projects that explore your creativity and your spirituality.