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Opening The Inner Gates - Edward Hoffman

Opening The Inner Gates

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Published: 14th November 1995
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"The Kabbalah is Judaism's intriguing mystical tradition, thousands of years old. In recent years, a growing number of people—both Jews and non-Jews—are finding the Kabbalah to be a fascinating treasure house of wisdom about the human mind. Men and women are discovering and applying Jewish mystical insights in daily life, and professionals in such fields as psychology, psychotherapy, and medicine are actively using Kabbalah in their work. Opening the Inner Gates is an anthology concerning these new explorations. In sixteen chapters, thirteen contributors present both theoretical considerations and applied methods of Kabbalah in such areas as healing, the mind-body relationship, dreamwork, intuition and creativity, storytelling, women's spirituality, parenting, working with the elderly, and "repairing the world" (tikkun olam). Contributors- aVera Draisin, MD • Gerald Epstein, MD • Sheldon Kramer, PhD • Rabbi Steven Rosman, PhD • Edward Hoffman, PhD • Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi • Steven Joseph, MD • Howard Schwartz • Rabbi C

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
The Tree of Life and the "City of the Just": Kabbalistic Exercises for Inner Growthp. 5
The Quest for the Lost Princess: Life-Transition and Change in Jewish Lorep. 20
Birth, Creation Stories, and the Spiritual Journey: Teachings from the Navajo and the Kabbalahp. 47
What's Wrong with Freudianism: A Kabbalistic Perspectivep. 61
Sense the Wonder: Children, Spirituality, and Kabbalahp. 75
Gazing into God's Mirrorp. 90
Finding God's Blessing Pool: The Way of Wisdomp. 106
Six Keys of Kabbalistic Dreamworkp. 122
Glimpsing the Moon: The Feminine Principle in Kabbalahp. 133
From the Depths of Silence: The Application of Sound in Kabbalistic Healingp. 160
Psychosynthesis and Kabbalah: New Convergence for Inner workp. 177
Let It Heal: Storytelling and Healing in Kabbalahp. 199
Jewish Meditation: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationshipsp. 223
Standing at Sinai: Time, Healing, and Re-Visioning Western Medicinep. 250
Teaching Kabbalah to Eldersp. 266
The Tree of Life Is Awakening: Spiritual Transformation in Messianic Timesp. 277
Glossaryp. 289
About the Contributorsp. 294
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9781570620553
ISBN-10: 1570620555
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 14th November 1995
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 16.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1