• Title: God, Sex, and Women of the Bible: Discovering Our Sensual, Spiritual Selves
  • Author: Shoni Labowitz
  • ISBN: 9780684837178
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
  • God Sex and Women of the Bible Discovering Our Sensual Spiritual Selves With compelling storytelling and scholarship Rabbi Shoni Labowitz adds a command to those of the scriptures Not only should we love God with all our heart all our soul and all our mind she declare
    With compelling storytelling and scholarship, Rabbi Shoni Labowitz adds a command to those of the scriptures Not only should we love God with all our heart, all our soul, and all our mind, she declares we should love God with our body.In a voice both frank and intimate, Labowitz reinterprets the stories of eight women of the Bible to show contemporary women how to live vWith compelling storytelling and scholarship, Rabbi Shoni Labowitz adds a command to those of the scriptures Not only should we love God with all our heart, all our soul, and all our mind, she declares we should love God with our body.In a voice both frank and intimate, Labowitz reinterprets the stories of eight women of the Bible to show contemporary women how to live vibrant, sexual, and spiritual lives Among the women are Eve, encouraging us to risk innocence to grow Leah, triumphing over injustices and demonstrating how to find inner strength the midwife Jochebed, embodying faith and recognition of the sacred nature of birth and Naomi, illustrating how to have a meaningful old age.Rabbi Labowitz complements ancient wisdom gleaned from Hebrew texts with the voices of women she has met, telling of their struggles to bring the sacred into their daily lives When a woman speaks her truth, it is as holy as prayer , Labowitz writes Her aim is to teach that life can be meaningful and holy every single day, and still be filled with passion.

    One Reply to “God, Sex, and Women of the Bible: Discovering Our Sensual, Spiritual Selves”

    1. Shoni Labowitz’s 1998 book is filled with important information. She is well-versed in the Bible. She is a co-rabbi with her husband in Florida. She lectures widely on Jewish kabbalistic issues. She addresses eight biblical women in her nine chapters: Jacob’s two wives Leah and Rachel, Adam’s wife Eve, Moses’s mother Jochebed, the prophet and judge Deborah, Moses’s sister Miriam, an unnamed prophet’s widow, and the mother-in-law of Ruth Naomi.She explores their lives and desires and [...]

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