The Resource Chapters of the heart : Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives, (ebook)

Chapters of the heart : Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives, (ebook)

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Chapters of the heart : Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives
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Chapters of the heart
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Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives
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eng
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Chapters of the Heart: Jewish Women Sharing the Torah of Our Lives invites readers into the lives of twenty women for whom Jewish language and texts provide a lens for understanding their experiences. The authors don't just use religious words (texts, theologies, or liturgies) like a cookbook. Instead they serve readers something closer to a real meal, prepared with love and intention. Each essay shares one piece of its writer's heart, one chapter of experience as refracted through the author's particular Jewish optic. The authors write about being daughters, mothers, sisters, partners, lovers, and friends. They share their experiences of parenting, infertility, and abortion. One describes accompanying her young husband through his life-threatening illness. Another tells of her daughter's struggle with an eating disorder. Still another reflects on long decline of a parent with Alzheimer's. All these writers wrestle with Jewish texts while growing as rabbis, as feminists, and as interfaith leaders. They open their hearts and minds, telling when Jewish tradition has helped make meaning and, on occasion, when it has come up empty. The results are sometimes inspiring, sometimes provocative. Readers will find new insights into God, into Judaism, and into themselves
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Midwest
Dewey number
296.7082
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Jewish women
  • Women in Judaism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Chapters of the heart : Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781630870294
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12320843
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remote
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MWT12320843
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Chapters of the heart : Jewish women sharing the Torah of our lives, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630870294
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12320843
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12320843
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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