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Tag Archives: Hasidism

Holy Dissent

It is of vital importance for religious people to voice and to appreciate dissent. Continue Reading Holy Dissent

Knowing Less, Loving More

We need transformed people today, and not just people with answers. Continue Reading Knowing Less, Loving More

Shining the Light of Divine Life

It is here, where we stand, that we should try to make shine the light of the hidden divine life. Continue Reading Shining the Light of Divine Life

Silence Is Preferable

Silence is at the very foundation of all reality. Continue Reading Silence Is Preferable

God Before Us Always

Everywhere you look you see God, not as an abstract spirit but as the True Being of all beings. Continue Reading God Before Us Always

A Spiritual Renewal

The great commandment is not “thou shalt be right.” The great commandment is to “be in love.” Continue Reading A Spiritual Renewal

Hasidism

Judaism Hasidism Friday, August 31, 2018 The Baal Shem Tov (1698-1760)—Master of the Good Name—was the founder of a Jewish religious movement called Hasidism that began in the eighteenth century. The “Besht” (acronym for Baal Shem Tov) was ecstatically in love with God. He reminds me a bit of my own spiritual father, St. Francis… Continue Reading Hasidism

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