The Divine Feminine in Biblical Wisdom Literature: Selections Annotated & Explained
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About the Author
Rami Shapiro, a renowned teacher of spirituality across faith traditions, is an award-winning storyteller, poet and essayist. He is author of The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice, Recovery-The Sacred Art: The Twelve Steps as Spiritual Practice and The Divine Feminine in Biblical Wisdom Literature: Selections Annotated & Explained (all SkyLight Paths), among other books.
Rami Shapiro is available to speak on the following topics:
- Writing-The Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice
- Stop Playing God: 12 Steps as Spiritual Practice
- Biblical Wisdom for Post-biblical Times: An Exploration of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job
- The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Cultivating Compassion in Daily Life
- Hasidic Wisdom: An Exploration of Hasidic Storytelling, Theology and Contemplative Practice
- Saints and Sages: Biblical Prophets, Ancient Rabbis and the Building of a Just World
Collects the best biblical passages affirming the Divine Feminine, translates them beautifully and gives us a careful nuanced discussion of each of them.... A fine textbook resource for courses or study groups.
--Stevan Davies, author of The Gospel of Thomas: Annotated & Explained; professor of religious studies, College Misericordia
The timeless heart of Wisdom Herself, a modern day Tao Te Ching that is accessible to any person, from any background, interested in authentic spiritual illumination. A book to treasure all the days of your life, a living teaching with the power to awaken you to clear seeing and right action.
--Joan Borysenko, PhD, author of A Woman's Journey to God
"Sung with sweet authority from within the embrace of Mother Wisdom.... A luminous and deeply moving love song."
--Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown, professor of religious studies, Naropa University; author of Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism
"Unmasks the Divine Feminine.... Rami Shapiro's selection of passages from the Wisdom literature and his personal reflections bring us face to face with the Mother of all life.... Expands our hearts and transforms the limits of our interior landscape."
--Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP, Wisdom House Retreat Center, Litchfield, Connecticut
"Rami Shapiro's selection and elucidation of scripture is personally fearless and profoundly faithful to the truth and wisdom we all need in our lives."
--Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation and What We Ache For
"A book to ponder and savor.... Offers articulate, rich text that engages the reader from the first word. Will enrich your spiritual journey and inspire you to pray for the gift of Wisdom for yourself."
--Sr. Bernadette Marie Teasdale, SCL, Contemplative Outreach of Colorado