Recovery, the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality: Reclaiming by Rabbi Paul Steinberg,MD, Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski,Harriet

By Rabbi Paul Steinberg,MD, Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski,Harriet Rossetto

A significant new Jewish contribution to 12-Step spirituality.
Claim the non secular freedom that waits past the affliction and slavery of addiction.

"One of the real similarities among AA and Jewish spirituality is the assertion in Step 12, 'to perform those rules in all our affairs....' there is not any dichotomy of sacred as opposed to secular. Jewish spirituality applies to how we consume, sleep, paintings, socialize and recreate. there's not anything that's exterior to the connection of person to God."
—from the Foreword

This easy-to-read exploration from a Jewish point of view is the 1st finished method of effectively combine vintage Jewish spirituality with the 12 Steps of Alcoholics nameless (AA) and different restoration resources.

With readability and fervour, Rabbi Paul Steinberg masterfully weaves conventional Jewish knowledge with the adventure, power and desire of AA. He attracts on Jewish resources—theological, mental and ethical—that communicate to the non secular size of the sickness, and indicates how the rules of Jewish religious restoration at once align with these of the AA 12 Steps. alongside the best way, he courageously stocks his personal own struggles with alcoholism and dependancy in a fashion that might support others locate counsel and a brand new existence path—and remain on it.

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