How to be a Perfect Stranger

Author: Stuart M. Matlins
Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781896836287
Format: PDF, Docs
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We North Americans live in a remarkably diverse society, and it's increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or coworker whose faith is different from our own. Originally published by Jewish Lights Publishing, this easy-to-use guidebook helps the well-meaning guest feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles. Newly revised North American edition now includes Canadian statistics and information.

The Perfect Stranger s Guide to Funerals and Grieving Practices

Author: Stuart M. Matlins
Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 9781893361201
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This complete guide provides all the answers you need to express your condolences and show your respect in the appropriate way regardless of the religious tradition involved, addressing many common concerns about ceremonies and etiquette.

Who are the Real Chosen People

Author: Reuven Firestone
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 1594732485
Format: PDF
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Explores the idea of covenant, and the expressions of supersessionism as articulated through the scriptures of the three major monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Healing the Jewish Christian Rift

Author: Ron Miller
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 159473139X
Format: PDF, ePub
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In a probing interfaith dialogue, a Christian scholar and Jewish writer trace the Jewish-Christian schism to the very source of Christianity in the New Testament, specifically in its first book--the Gospel of Matthew. Original.

Woman Spirit Awakening in Nature

Author: Nancy Barrett Chickerneo
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 1594732507
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Developed out of the author's 20-year experience of leading women's retreats, this ecospirituality program invites women to go out into nature and look for the metaphors that have meaning for them, as they journey on the path to discover the authentic, spiritual self.

The Book of Common Prayer

Author: Canon C. K. Robertson
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 1594735247
Format: PDF
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For centuries, Christians of different traditions and seekers from various backgrounds have found strength for their spiritual journey in The Book of Common Prayer (BCP). First composed in 1549 by Thomas Cranmer, Henry VIII's Archbishop of Canterbury, the BCP, alongside Shakespeare's works and the King James Bible, helped shape the English language. Today over seventy-five million Anglican Christians throughout the world use the BCP in public worship, and countless people Anglican and otherwise use it in their private devotional life. In this unique presentation of selections organized by themes such as "Belonging in God's Family," "Blessing in Times of Joy and Pain" and "Learning from Our Past" with facing-page commentary, C. K. Robertson offers fascinating insights into the history and heritage of the BCP. He also makes available the riches of this spiritual treasure chest for all who are interested in deepening their life of prayer, building stronger relationsh

Finding a Spiritual Home

Author: Sidney Schwarz
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN:
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Offers a penetrating analysis of the American Jewish community, challenging American synagogues to respond to a generation of seekers and to satisfy the spiritual hunger of the "new America Jew."