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Everyday mysticism : a contemplative community at work in the desert

Author: Ariel Glucklich
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scholar's experiences inside a contemplative working community in Israel's Negev desert.
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Glucklich, Ariel.
Everyday mysticism : a contemplative community at work in the desert.
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 19526265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ariel Glucklich
ISBN: 9780300231373 0300231377 0300212097 9780300212099
OCLC Number: 1004848449
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction: What Is Neot Smadar?; 1 A Search for Religious Experience; 2 Washing Dishes; 3 The Oasis of Neot Smadar: An Overview; 4 A School for Self-Inquiry; 5 The School after the Death of Yossef; 6 The Art of Listening; 7 Everyday Mysticism; 8 Constructing the Art Center: Communal Project as Ascetic Practice; 9 At Work in Neot Smadar: Making Wine, Milking Goats, Learning the Lesson of the Bolt; 10 The Extended Family: Sociality in Neot Smadar; 11 A Wedding Gift for Dani; Conclusion: Looking Forward; Notes; Bibliography. IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
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