My People's Prayer Book Volume 2: (The Shemonah Esreh )
Description: Volume 2 explores how the "prayer of prayers", the Amidah, evolved through thousands of years of history and tradition. Recognized as the most intriguing, most mysterious of Jewish prayers, the origins of the Amidah have sustained, yet puzzled, students, scholars, and sages throughout history.
The Major sections of the prayer book each are covered in separate volumes in this series. My People's Prayer Book provides in each volume:
The traditional Hebrew text.
A modern translation (designed to let people know exactly what the prayers actually say).
>LI?Commentators from all perspectives of the Jewish world, some of today's most respected Jewish scholars and teachers, who cover the prayer book's connections to the Bible, history, traditional law, kabbalistic wisdom, feminism, modern developments, and much more.
This stunning work, an important expression of the spiritual revival of our times, enables all worshipers to claim their connection to the heritage of the traditional Jewish prayer book. It rejuvenates Jewish worship in today's world, and makes its power accessible to all.
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