A varied and fascinating look at sin, confession and pardon in Judaism.
Through a series of lively introductions and commentaries, almost forty contributorsmen and women, scholars, rabbis, theologians and poets, representing all Jewish denominationsexamine the history of confession in Judaism, its roots in the Bible, its evolution in rabbinic and modern thought, and the very nature of confession for men and women today.
Featuring the traditional prayersprovided in the original Hebrew and a new and annotated translationthis third volume in the Prayers of Awe series explores the relevance of confession today in what is bound to be the most up-to-date, comprehensive and insightful reconsideration of sin and confession in Judaism.
Prayers of Awe
A multi-volume series designed to explore the High Holy Day liturgy and enrich the praying experience for everyonewhether experienced worshipers or guests who encounter Jewish prayer for the very first time