Toward A Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the Sages by Simon JacobsonToward A Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the Sages by Simon Jacobson

Toward A Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the Sages

bySimon Jacobson

Hardcover | August 20, 2002

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Toward a Meaningful Life is a spiritual road map for living based on the teachings of one of the foremost religious leaders of our time: Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Head of the Lubavitcher movement for forty-four years and recognized throughout the world simply as “the Rebbe,” Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who passed away in June 1994, was a sage and a visionary of the highest order.

Toward a Meaningful Life gives people of all backgrounds  fresh perspectives on every aspect of their lives—from birth to death, youth to old age; marriage, love, intimacy, and family; the persistent issues of career, health, pain, and suffering; and education, faith, science, and government. We learn to bridge the divisions between accelerated technology and decelerated morality, between unprecedented worldwide unity and unparalleled personal disunity. Although the Rebbe’s teachings are firmly anchored in more than three thousand years of scholarship, the urgent relevance of these old-age truths to contemporary life has never been more manifest.

            At the threshold of a new world where matter and spirit converge, the Rebbe proposes spiritual principles that unite people as opposed to the materialism that divides them. In doing so, he continues to lead us toward personal and universal redemption, toward a meaningful life, and toward God.

With a new foreword and chapter that address the upheaval that followed the events of September 11, this revised edition of Toward a Meaningful Life traces the root causes of our fear and uncertainty and lucidly outlines strategies for recovery and redemption. Profound yet accessible to readers of all backgrounds and beliefs, Toward a ...
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Title:Toward A Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the SagesFormat:HardcoverPublished:August 20, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060511907

ISBN - 13:9780060511906

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“...His teachings enable this book to transcend Judaism and appeal to people of all faiths. Out of the many books on spirituality now being published, the Rebbe’s will remain one of the most valuable and most meaningful.” (Publishers Weekly)