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The Way Into Jewish Prayer


Lawrence A. Hoffman

6 x 9, 208 pp, Quality Paperback, 978-1-58023-201-2

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An accessible introduction to the reasons for and the ways of Jewish prayer.
The Way Into Jewish Prayer helps us to explore the reasons for and the ways of Jewish prayer. It opens the door to 3,000 years of Jewish prayer, making available all you need to feel at home in the Jewish way of communicating with God.
Praise for The Way Into Jewish Prayer
“Engaging.... A fine addition to an important series.”
American Library Association’s Booklist
Praise for Lawrence A. Hoffman’s Work
“Hoffman uncovers the depth of holiness and life affirmation.… In a seamless web, he weaves together past and present, ancient sacred scripture and contemporary spiritual reflection.”
Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg, president, the Jewish Life Network; author of The Jewish Way
“Encourages all those concerned with the quality of worship to engage in conversation using a common language and shared understanding.”
Rabbi Daniel H. Freelander, vice president, Union for Reform Judaism
“Offers great wisdom about the way religious rituals can help people make sense of their lives.”
Rev. Ruth Duck, associate professor of Worship Art, Garrett-
Evangelical Theological Seminary
“Rabbi Hoffman’s book will enrich your soul.”
Rabbi David Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles; author of Why Be Jewish?
The Way Into ... Series
The Way Into … Series offers an accessible and highly usable “guided tour” of the Jewish faith, people, history, and beliefs—in total, an introduction to Judaism that will enable you to understand and interact with the sacred texts of the Jewish tradition.
Each volume is written by a leading contemporary scholar and teacher, and explores one key aspect of Judaism.
The Way Into… enables all readers to achieve a real sense of Jewish cultural literacy through guided study.


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