Harper Academic

The Receiving

Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom

by Tirzah Firestone

On Sale: 01/06/2004

Price: $13.95

The Receiving

Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom

by Tirzah Firestone

On Sale: 01/06/2004

Format:

Price: $13.95

About the Book

A highly respected rabbi, therapist, and teacher restores women's spiritual lineage to Judaism and empowers women to reclaim their rightful connection to Jewish teachings, Kabbalah, and to their own spiritual wisdom.

Critical Praise

“The book that I’ve waited for all my life...Firestone has brought through a great blessing for us all.” — Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and A Woman's Journey to God

“Rabbi Tirzah Firestone has given us a gift...the history of religious experience is enriched, and so are we.” — Anita Diamant, author of The Red Tent

“A groundbreaking book on Kabbalah and the inner life .... This invaluable book will lead men and women to wholeness.” — Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, author of From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision for Growing Older

“Rabbi Firestone has written a very important book...This is a liberation of the voices of Jewish women.” — Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man

“Incisive and thought-provoking” — Booklist

“[Firestone] writes convincingly of the power of the feminine to enrich and uplift the world.” — Publishers Weekly

“…has the solidity of an academic work, [Firestone’s] crystalline prose carries a warmth that makes it accessible to all.” — Rocky Mountain News

“Whatever their religious background, readers with inquisitive spirits are likely to be both entertained and enlightened by The Receiving.” — --Clay Evans, Boulder Daily Camera

“Firestone is a talented writer....She is also an excellent psychotherapist and has delved deeply into Kabbala and Jewish mysticism...” — --The Jerusalem Post

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060082710
  • ISBN 10: 0060082712
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 01/06/2004
  • Trimsize: 5.310 in (w) x 8.000 in (h) x 0.650 in (d)
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price: $13.95
  • BISAC1 : PSYCHOLOGY / History
  • BISAC2 : PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
  • BISAC3 : RELIGION / History
  • BISAC4 : RELIGION / Judaism / General
  • BISAC5 : RELIGION / Judaism / History
  • BISAC6 : RELIGION / Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
  • BISAC7 : RELIGION / Faith
  • BISAC8 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • BISAC9 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
  • BISAC10 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Jewish Studies