Rogue Rabbi: A Spiritual Quest — From Seminary to Ashram and Beyond - ECW Press

Rogue Rabbi: A Spiritual Quest — From Seminary to Ashram and Beyond

Steinberg, Jerry

  • This memoir of an adventurous quest for inner peace is complete with explorations of the rational and the mystical, and the many ways of faith

    Revealing an understanding of God that goes beyond the conventional, Rogue Rabbi tells the story of a seeker. After traveling to India and investigating the Christian faith, Jerry Steinberg went to medical school and narrowed his focus to psychotherapy — working with past-life regression, dreams, and psychogenic illness. He also became a rabbi — but never ceases to explore all aspects of faith, taking up a specialization in Kabbalah, a discipline of Jewish mysticism.

    As the author seeks the essence of spirituality through the interface between rationalism and mysticism, and between religion and sexuality, the story of this real-life spiritual explorer both inspires and instructs on the paths to peace and acceptance.

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  • Jerry Steinberg is a rabbi, psychotherapist, poet, and author. His poetry collection Melting: Poems of a Frozen Man was published in 1992. Formerly a consultant to the federal government of Canada in yoga, meditation, and altered states of consciousness, Steinberg is currently the rabbi of Temple B’nai Shalom V’Tikvah in Ajax, Ontario.

  • Published: September 2012

    ISBN: 9781770411029

    Dimensions: 7 x 10 in.

    Pages: 432