Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness Across Millennia (Hardcover)

Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness Across Millennia By Arthur O. Waskow, Phyllis Berman Cover Image

Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness Across Millennia (Hardcover)

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Shares the enduring spiritual resonance of the Exodus journey, offering social justice, ecological and feminist perspectives and showing how the story has been adapted by African American, Christian and Muslim communities for insight and inspiration.
Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow is recognized as one of the leading thinkers of the Jewish renewal movement. He has been at the forefront of creating Jewish renewal theory, practice and institutions. He founded and directs The Shalom Center, and is a Pathfinder of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, an international network. He is founder and editor of the journal New Menorah, and helped found the Fabrangen Cheder and the National Havurah Committee. His previous books include Godwrestling; Godwrestling-Round 2: Ancient Wisdom, Future Paths, which was named "Best Religion Book of the Year"; The Freedom Seder; Seasons of Our Joy; Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness across Millennia; Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4,000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought, Vol. 1: Biblical Israel and Rabbinic Judaism; Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4,000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought, Vol. 2: Zionism and Eco-Judaism and Down-to-Earth Judaism. He is the co-editor of Trees, Earth, Torah: A Tu B'Shvat Anthology (Jewish Publication Society).He and his wife, Phyllis Berman, who is also a leader of Jewish renewal, often join to speak, teach new forms of prayer and lead retreats and workshops in many Jewish and interreligious settings. Together they wrote Tales of Tikkun: New Jewish Stories to Heal the Wounded World. Waskow lives in the Philadelphia area. He has two grown children of his own, is "associate parent" for two others and has one son-in-law and one daughter-in-law.Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow is available to speak on the following topics: Freedom Journeys across MillenniaJewish Wisdom on the Earth and Human EarthlingsPraying with Our Legs: Social Action Rooted in Spiritual CommitmentTransformative JudaismThe Flow of Jewish TimeClick here to contact the author.
Product Details ISBN: 9781580234450
ISBN-10: 1580234453
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication Date: February 1st, 2011
Pages: 288
Language: English