Who am I? What are the sacred tasks that
are uniquely mine?
The most basic questions in life are also
the most important. You can take a powerful step toward
self-fulfillment if you first recognize the roots of your
spiritual makeup. In Cast in God’s Image, Rabbi Howard A.
Addison helps you to do this through an understanding of your
personality type—and the types of the people around you.
Using two of the most important maps of
consciousness known to us—the kabbalistic Tree of Life
and the nine-pointed Enneagram—Addison decodes spiritual
meaning and provides you with the tools to:
personality type by identifying your own patterns of behavior.
relationships with others by learning how to observe their
response patterns and recognize how these patterns correspond
with your own.
Discover how your
personality type’s virtues—and vices—connect
with the Divine, and ways you can use this knowledge to enrich
your life in many ways.
Including more than twenty hands-on
spiritual exercises and guided meditations, Cast in God’s
Image gives you an accessible and enjoyable way to learn about
yourself —and guidance on how to use this insight to
reveal the sacred tasks that are uniquely yours to perform in
Which are you?
The Loyal Cynic
Praise for Howard A. Addison's Work
"The question of why I was born and
what is my calling is the great question of every
person’s existence. Warm, caring and wise, this book may
well be a vital tool for you in clarifying those ultimate
issues. Read this book as an important and exciting step in
identifying your path."
Marc Gafni, author of Soul Prints: Your Path to Fulfillment
"The of the world’s great
traditions will always illustrate, enhance and support one
another in our basic self-understanding and our relationship
with God. Rabbi Addison, in this well-presented treatment of
the kabbalistic Tree of Life and the Enneagram, shows how they
go hand-in-hand in accomplishing this."
William A. Meninger, O.C.S.O.,
author of The Loving Search for God:
Contemplative Prayer and the Cloud of Unknowing
"A heartfelt modern illumination of
one Jewish path towards spiritual integration."
Laleh Bakhtiar, Ph.D., author of Sufi: Expressions of the Mystical Quest, and founder, sufienneagram.com
"In comparing the Enneagram diagram
with the Tree of Life, this groundbreaking book initiates the
important and necessary work of bridging historic mystical
Palmer, Center for Enneagram
Studies, Berkeley, California
"A stimulating blend of two flavors
of mystical psychology. Guaranteed to help you understand
yourself and others more deeply."
C. Matt, author of The Essential Kabbalah and God & the Big
Bang: Discovering Harmony Between Science & Spirituality
"Finally, someone has made the
helpful connection between the Enneagram and Kabbalah; Howard
Addison does it very well. His book should help restore the
spiritual goal and foundations of the Enneagram."
Rohr, O.F.M., Enneagram
"This most enlightening book offers a
powerful prescription for self-discovery, spiritual healing,and
personal growth. Read it and let your soul soar to the highest
realms of knowing and being."
Wayne Dosick, Ph.D., author of Soul Judaism and The Business Bible