The Essential Guide to Jewish Prayer and Practices  -     By: Andrea Lieber Ph.D.
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* Affiliated or non-practicing Jews and people of other faiths will appreciate this insightful, illuminating guide to Judaism's basic tenets and traditions. Lieber explains key concepts of Jewish thought, including the sanctity of human life, God, and the role of the Torah; and introduces you to the structure and rituals involved in Jewish worship, liturgy, and prayer. 336 pages, softcover from Penguin.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: ALPHA
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1615641386
ISBN-13: 9781615641383
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An insightful and illuminating guide to Judaism's basic tenets and practices.

The Essential Guide to Jewish Prayer and Practices offers a more profound understanding of Judaism-for practicing Jews and non-Jews alike-by explaining the key concepts of Jewish thought, including the sanctity of human life, Judaism's concept of God, and the role of the Torah in guiding Jewish spiritual life. Judaic studies scholar Andrea Lieber introduces readers to the form of Jewish prayer-the structure of Jewish worship and the different kinds of prayers that make up Jewish liturgy.
• The perfect guide for Jewish spirituality for affiliated and non- practicing Jews as well as people of other faiths
• Provides essential knowledge of the meaning of the Torah and the rituals of worship and prayer

Author Bio

Andrea Lieber, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Religion at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where she holds the Sophia Ava Asbell Chair of Judaic Studies. She has published numerous articles and reviews in the field of early Jewish and Christian mysticism. She received her BA from Vassar College and PhD from Columbia University

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    January 27, 2015
    soccer mom
    I was hoping this would have been a little bit more in-depth than it is. I was rather disappointed with how simplistic it is. I am not a deep thinker but this is written for someone who knows absolutely nothing about Jewish prayers and practices. If you even have a light knowledge of it than leave this book at the book store.
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