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The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journey (edition 1998)

by Edward Hoffman (Author), Karen Silver (Illustrator)

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Judaism has always regarded Hebrew as a sacred language, the medium of divine communication. And its letters are no ordinary forms. The very word for letter, ot, means sign or wonder.The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journeyreveals the spirituality and power of all 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet, fromaleph, which signifies creative energy, totav, symbolizing wholeness and joy. Each concise, historical, and poetic letter profile, written by Judaica scholar Edward Hoffman, is accompanied by a lustrous illustration wrought in hues of olive, blue, and silver. An exquisite gift and introduction to a beautiful spiritual practice, this insightful meditation delves into the rich mystical heritage of the letters, offering a modern link to ancient times, when contemplating the Hebrew alphabet could enlighten the inmost soul.… (more)
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Title:The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journey
Authors:Edward Hoffman (Author)
Other authors:Karen Silver (Illustrator)
Info:Chronicle Books (1998), 96 pages
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A beautiful book that introduces some of the mystical meanings behind the letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

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Judaism has always regarded Hebrew as a sacred language, the medium of divine communication. And its letters are no ordinary forms. The very word for letter, ot, means sign or wonder.The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journeyreveals the spirituality and power of all 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet, fromaleph, which signifies creative energy, totav, symbolizing wholeness and joy. Each concise, historical, and poetic letter profile, written by Judaica scholar Edward Hoffman, is accompanied by a lustrous illustration wrought in hues of olive, blue, and silver. An exquisite gift and introduction to a beautiful spiritual practice, this insightful meditation delves into the rich mystical heritage of the letters, offering a modern link to ancient times, when contemplating the Hebrew alphabet could enlighten the inmost soul.

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