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The Best Spiritual Writing series is the place to find today's most compelling voices in spiritual writing. This series has a remarkable legacy of bringing together the distinguished literary voices of the present, while offering a glimpse into the bestselling spiritual writers of the future. Representing a wide spectrum of religious traditions, these authors speak from th ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 18th 2001 by HarperOne
(first published 2001)
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This collection of stories provided the spiritual thought fodder I was expecting to kick off Lent this year. My favorite was probably "How to Pray: Reverence, Stories, and the Rebbe's Dream" by Ben Birmbaum. Birmbaum shared several stories about his Jewish upbringing, including the tale he read about a Rabbi who traveled to a far-off town to find a teacher, who turned out to be a woodcutter who ate ernestly as a result of a deep commitment to God. He also relates a spiritual teaching about the m ...more