The Meaning and Practice of Teshuvah By Dr. Louis E. Newman (256 Pages)Publisher: Jewish Lights, 2010
An inspiring way to reclaim your integrity and renew your sense of moral purpose.
In this candid and comprehensive probe into the nature of moral transgression and spiritual healing, Dr. Louis E. Newman examines both the practical and philosophical dimensions of teshuvah, Judaism s core religious-moral teaching on repentance, and its value for us Jews and non-Jews alike today. He exposes the inner logic of teshuvah as well as the beliefs about God and humankind that make it possible. He also charts the path of teshuvah, revealing to us how we can free ourselves from the burden of our own transgressions by:
Acknowledging our transgressions
Avoiding sin when the next opportunity arises
Foreword by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis
Preface by Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar