A Touch of the Sacred: A Theologian's Informal Guide to Jewish Belief

A Touch of the Sacred: A Theologian's Informal Guide to Jewish Belief

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Powerful, soul-strengthening musings from the leading theologian of liberal Judaism.

"Too often, books on religion are written either primarily for the head or for the heart--as if thinking people don't also feel intuitively, and spiritual types never think much at all. Bosh Here is our special mix for you.... It is our hope that these pieces will serve as unique windows into Judaism--in bite-size, sacred 'touches'."
--from the Introduction

For the first time, Dr. Eugene Borowitz, the "dean" of liberal Jewish theologians, opens his heart as well as his mind as he talks about the mix of faith and doubt, of knowing and not-knowing--the elements of Jewish belief--in an easily accessible style.

In these pages, Borowitz shares with you his rich inner life, which draws from both the rational and mystical Jewish thought that have inspired two generations of rabbis, cantors, and educators, and will now inspire you. With him, you will explore:

  • Seeking the Sacred One
  • Doing Holy Deeds
  • Creating Sacred Community
  • Reading Sacred Texts
  • Thinking about Holiness
  • Learning from Holy Thinkers
  • and much, much more...


Author: Eugene B. Borowitz, Frances Schwartz
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Published: 11/01/2007
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.07lbs
Size: 9.18h x 6.44w x 0.85d
ISBN: 9781580233378

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 10/29/2007 pg. 47
Booklist 12/15/2007 pg. 6