Drawn to Beauty

By Ruby Namdar

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2009

Though Namdar has never identified Jewish culture with the love of human beauty, let alone with its worship, he cites examples of surprisingly romantic texts in rabbinic literature. He notes the connection of human beauty to divine grace as the intuitive, implacable, resonate response to beauty and suggests this as a stepping-stone to a personal relationship with the divine.

Topic: Theology, Body, Culture, Men, Jewish Text, Women

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.659

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Namdar, Ruby. Drawn to Beauty. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2009: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7380


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