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Lights of Penitence and Other Works : Classics of Western Spirituality Series - Abraham Isaac Kook

Lights of Penitence and Other Works

Classics of Western Spirituality Series

Paperback Published: 1st July 1978
ISBN: 9780809121595
Number Of Pages: 445

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The chief Rabbi of Palestine prior to the establishment of the state of Israel, Kook (1865-1935) represents the renewal of the Jewish mystical tradition in modern times.

The Classics of Western Spirituality a Library of the Great Spiritual Mastersp. ii
Editor of the Volumep. viii
Authors of the Prefacep. ix
Preface Ip. xi
Preface IIp. xvii
Forewordp. xxvii
Introductionp. 1
The Lights of Penitencep. 37
Introductionp. 41
Penitence According to Nature, Faith and Reasonp. 43
Sudden and Gradual Penitencep. 45
Particularized Penitence and General Penitencep. 46
Private Penitence and Public Penitence-- in the World and in the Jewish Peoplep. 48
the Inevitability of Penitence and Its Effects in Man, in the World, and in the Jewish Peoplep. 53
the Prevalence and Inner Action of Penitence in the Hidden Depths of Man, the World and the Jewish Peoplep. 56
the Pangs of Sin, the Suffering of Penitence and the Healing of Its Afflictionp. 62
the Significance of the Will That is Manifest in Penitencep. 68
the Interdependence of Penitence and the Torah in Their General Nature and in Their Highest Significancep. 73
the Sources of Penitence in the Universal Realms of Being and the Highest Dimension of the Spiritualp. 79
the Influence of Penitence on the Ways of the Spirit, on Life and on Behavior Generallyp. 84
the Ways of Spiritual and Practical Penitencep. 91
the Ways of Individual Penitencep. 97
the Basis of Penitence for the Individual and the Communityp. 112
the Roots of Penitence and Its Inner Actionp. 118
the Great Revelation of Penitence in the Life of the Jewish People and Its Revival in Our Lordp. 126
The Moral Principlesp. 129
Lights of Holinessp. 187
Essaysp. 241
Lettersp. 325
Poemsp. 367
Bibliographiesp. 387
Index to Foreword, Preface and Introductionsp. 393
Index to Textsp. 399
the Value of Thoughts About Penitence, Its Vision and Conceptionp. 417
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ISBN: 9780809121595
ISBN-10: 080912159X
Series: Classics of Western Spirituality Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 445
Published: 1st July 1978
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Type: New edition