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Our lives as Torah [electronic resource] : finding God in our own stories / Carol Ochs ; foreword by Lawrence Kushner.

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Author/Creator:
Ochs, Carol.
Publication:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Subjects:
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Jewish way of life.
Jewish way of life -- Anecdotes.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this powerful book, Carol Ochs shows us how to develop a personal theology by examining our life stories, learning to recognize God at work in them, and bringing them into conversation with Torah. Using timeless biblical texts as lenses to see the present, she helps us understand who we are and who God is for us by exploring the tightly interwoven basic elements of our lives--our love, suffering, work, bodies, prayer, community, and experiences of death. Through the process of seeing our experiences in relation to Biblical stories, we begin to recognize our lives as part of the ongoing st
Contents:
Searching for meaning
Forming our story
Committing to love
Enduring suffering
Undertaking our work
Claiming our body
Engaging in prayer
Living in community
Confronting death
Encountering God.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-35070-9
9786610350704
0-470-24498-4
0-7879-5853-0
OCLC:
70746917
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