Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveitchik on the Experience of Prayer

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This book is devoted to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's discussions on the practice of prayer. Prayer is analyzed across a broad and complex spectrum in Soloveitchik's work, and his writings describing and analyzing the experience of prayer afford a profound insight into its diversity, ranging from existential crisis to communion with God.Through a careful reading of R. Soloveitchik's texts dealing with this topic, the book follows the consciousness of prayer across its various stages until maturity, starting with an analysis of Worship of the Heart, through to Reflections on the Amidah and other writings
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherAcademic Studies Press
Number of pages497
ISBN (Electronic)1-61811-972-9
ISBN (Print)9781618119728
StatePublished - 2019

Publication series

NameEmunot jewish philosophy and kabbalah
Publisheracademic studies press

Bibliographical note

Translated into English from Hebrew


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