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Produces a fresh view of God.... [A] powerful message [that] can resonate with people of all faiths as they struggle to reconcile science and religion. Publishers Weekly


Funny, honest and passionate ... a provocative, intriguing and always interesting exploration of Jewish theology that will grab you from the first page. God-wrestlers, this book is for you! Dr. Ron Wolfson, co-president, Synagogue 3000; author, God s To-Do List


Clear, accessible ... will serve as a safe entry point into serious conversations about Jewish theology and spirituality for a new generation.
Rabbi Daniel Freelander, senior vice president, Union for Reform Judaism


Courageous! Grapples with religion with such honesty, wisdom and humor. Harold Grinspoon, founder, Harold Grinspoon Foundation


Offers a way into Judaism that doesn t require adherence to a stale and rigid theology. [A] powerful and compelling articulation of Judaism.
Rabbi Sharon Brous, founder, IKAR


Offers terrific examples of how creative and innovative Jewish educators can link millennia-old traditions with the natural world to inspire young Jews to chart their own course through our rich heritage.
Lynn Schusterman, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation


Provides all of us primarily parents and teachers with a thoroughly accessible resource for introducing a younger generation into the riches of Jewish theology. Particularly unconventional and noteworthy is the author s use of nature as another revealed text, parallel to Torah and the synagogue, where God can be experienced. Rabbi Neil Gillman, PhD, emeritus professor of Jewish philosophy, The Jewish Theological Seminary


I loved this book.... Accessible, friendly, warmhearted, provocative and, above all, inviting ... shows how a tradition that began 5,000 years ago can draw us closer to the God who lives today.
Rev. James Martin, SJ, author, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything


A gift to those struggling with a way to live a postmodern Jewish life. Rabbi Korngold s love for Judaism is an inspiration for Jews like me with a more traditional Jewish theology, and a gift to anyone of any faith or no faith searching for meaning. Rabbi Korngold shows how you don t have to leave your critical faculties at the door of your place of worship to find your way into an authentic devotional life.
Yossi Klein Halevi, fellow, The Shalom Hartman Institute; author, At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden


A funny, easy-to-read page-turner. Judaism has a better chance of being relevant to our daily lives with such wise teachings.
Diane Troderman, educator and philanthropist


A powerful critique of classical theology and a gutsy call for a rethinking of Judaism.... A rare voice of hope, clarity and brutal honesty in an age of religious disillusionment, Korngold has produced one of the most stunning expressions of love, awe and spiritual longing in Jewish writing today.
David Hazony, author, The Ten Commandments


Offers Judaism s rich banquet of theologies. No matter what your religion, the rabbi s invitation is the same: pull up a chair and dig in!
Mary Doria Russell, author, The Sparrow and A Thread of Grace


If there were more rabbis and ministers like Jamie Korngold, religious affiliation in America would not be dropping as rapidly as it is.
Elliot Gerson, The Aspen Institute


What do we uncomfortable souls... who have sometimes felt ourselves to be on the periphery of Jewish life, have in common with the great Jewish wrestlers who came before us? They were, as we are, looking for a way in, as individuals and as members of a community. This is precisely what Korngold understands best, in the most unabashed way.
Scott-Martin Kosofsky, author --Jl
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ISBN-10:  1580234437
ISBN-13:  978-1580234436
Author:  Rabbi Jamie Korngold
Genre:  Religion & Spirituality
Publisher:  Jewish Lights Pub
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Does God exist? Good thoughts on the subject.
Rabbi Korngold may be a pantheist. She writes that she believes what she understands Spinoza did that God is found in nature. She runs religious adventure outings and takes people to camps and woods to experience God. She admits that she receives hate mail from fellow Jews who strongly dislike her approach to Judaism. But she feels that she is right and, more importantly, she feels that everyone should find their own way to understand God.      She quotes Albert Einstein frequently …
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