The Genesis Meditations A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians Jews and Muslims This book teaches step by step how early practitioners may have meditated in all three religions springing from the Middle East Based on translations from Jesus native language Aramaic Neil Douglas

  • Title: The Genesis Meditations: A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians, Jews, and Muslims
  • Author: Neil Douglas-Klotz
  • ISBN: 9780835608244
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book teaches step by step how early practitioners may have meditated in all three religions springing from the Middle East Based on translations from Jesus native language, Aramaic, Neil Douglas Klotz links Jesus own way of meditating to that of early Jewish and Islamic mystics What he finds is a shared focus on sacred beginnings rather than on apocalyptic endiThis book teaches step by step how early practitioners may have meditated in all three religions springing from the Middle East Based on translations from Jesus native language, Aramaic, Neil Douglas Klotz links Jesus own way of meditating to that of early Jewish and Islamic mystics What he finds is a shared focus on sacred beginnings rather than on apocalyptic endings As he says This original meditation lies behind the Christians awe at the rebirth of the Christ Child each midwinter It fuels the heartfelt hope of Jews in the New Year celebrations of Rosh Hashana And it roots the devotion of Muslims each year during the fast of Ramadan These are all celebrations of hope, not fear, and of love, not hatred By experiencing the creation story as our own, we have the same opportunity to renew ourselves and to deepen our connection with the Divine every day We also experience the one meditative practice that might unite our Christian, Judaic, and Islamic communities in a troubled world.

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    1. Neil Douglas-Klotz

      Dr Neil Douglas Klotz is an internationally known scholar in the fields connecting religious studies and psychology as well as a poet and musician He is the author of Prayers of the Cosmos Meditations on the Aramaic Words of Jesus 1990 Desert Wisdom The Middle Eastern Tradition from the Goddess Through the Sufis 1995 The Hidden Gospel Decoding the Spirituality of the Aramaic Jesus 1999 The Genesis Meditations A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians, Jews and Muslims 2003 The Sufi Book of Life 99 Pathways of the Heart for the Modern Dervish 2005 Blessings of the Cosmos Wisdom of the Heart from the Aramaic Words of Jesus 2006 The Tent of Abraham Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians and Muslims 2006, with Rabbi Arthur Waskow and Sr Joan Chittister Desert Wisdom A Nomad s Guide to Life s Big Questions from the Heart of the Native Middle East 2011 Extensively revised from the 1995 edition with many new translations I Am The Secret Teachings of the Aramaic Jesus 2012 A Murder at Armageddon 2015, historical mystery novel authored under the name of A.K.A Chisti His audio sets from Sounds True include The Hidden Gospel, Original Prayer on the Aramaic Prayer of Jesus , The Healing Breath on the Beatitudes in Matthew and Jesus healing ministry and I Am on Jesus s last teachings to his disciples in the Gospels of John and Thomas.He is the past chair of the Mysticism Group of the American Academy of Religion and active in various international colloquia and conferences dedicated to peace and spirituality He directs the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Learning eial in Edinburgh, Scotland and co founded the Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace, now in its sixth year mesp In 2005 he was awarded the Kessler Keener Foundation Peacemaker of the Year award for his work in Middle Eastern peacemaking Information about his work may be found at the website of the Abwoon Resource Center abwoon

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    1. đŸ’™Meditations p.108 and p.220-221 especially. Such powerful contemplations on Source, Oneness, and unity throughout this brilliant masterpiece. Deeply moving journeys in hope and love.


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