Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of by Rabbi Marc D. Angel PhD PDF

By Rabbi Marc D. Angel PhD

Who have been the Sephardic Jews of the Ottoman Empire?
What lasting classes does their non secular existence supply for destiny generations?

“How did the Judeo-Spanish-speaking Jews of the Ottoman Empire have the ability to in attaining religious triumph? to reply to this query, we have to have an organization realizing in their historic experience…. we have to pay attention to the darkish, disagreeable parts of their environments; yet we additionally have to see the religious, cultural mild of their dwellings that imbued their lives with that means and honor.”
—from bankruptcy 1, “The internal lifetime of the Sephardim”

In this groundbreaking paintings, Rabbi Marc Angel explores the lessons, values, attitudes, and cultural styles that characterised Judeo-Spanish existence over the generations and the way the Sephardim maintained a powerful experience of satisfaction and dignity, even if they lived in tricky political, fiscal, and social stipulations. in addition to offering the old framework and folklore of Jewish lifestyles within the Ottoman Empire, Rabbi Angel makes a speciality of what you could examine from the Sephardic sages and from their people knowledge which can assist you reside an improved, deeper non secular existence.

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