Monday, July 21, 2014

Mix and Match Zen & Judaism

Brenda Shoshanna has written a gentle book combining orthodox Jewish practice with Zen, in Zen and the Art of Judaism.  For people looking to integrate a truly contemplative guide to Judaism into their lives, this is a great source.  Obviously, it relies heavily on Zen, using Zen practices and world-view(s) as the framing mechanism for the whole book.

If you are not bothered about mixing your Judaism with other currents, this is a fine book for just such a venture.

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