Writing, the Sacred Art by Rami Shapiro & Aaron Shapiro
Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice (Art of Spiritual Living)

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This fresh and unapologetic guide to writing as a spiritual practice approaches writing as a way to turn the spiral of body, heart, mind, soul and spirit that leads to spiritual awakening. Lead by renowned spirituality teacher Rami Shapiro and award-winning writer and writing coach Aaron Shapiro—and featuring over fifty unique, practical exercises—it takes you beyond assigning inspirational words to the page.

About Rami Shapiro & Aaron Shapiro

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Rami Shapiro is the senior rabbi of Temple Beth Or in Miami and directs the Simply Jewish Fellowship, the What Would a Mentsch Do? Project, and the Sh'ma Center for Jewish Meditation. An award-winning poet and essayist, he lectures widely on contemporary Jewish spirituality. Aaron Shapiro teaches writing at Middle Tennessee State University, is widely published and is a frequent speaker on the topics of creative writing and critical theory.
Published March 26, 2012 by SkyLight Paths Publishing. 176 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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A father-and-son team of writing teachers—Rami Shapiro is a prolific author (The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness) as well as rabbi—takes a circuitous approach to the process of writing.

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Spirituality & Practice

Where spiritual writing seeks to bind you all the more tightly to the self you imagine yourself to be, writing as spiritual practice intends to free you from it.

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Englewood Review of Books

“The most troubling and hence potentially liberating discovery is yet to come,” Rami Shapiro says in his preface to this book, and I did find the experience of working through the exercises in Writing – The Sacred Art both troubling and liberating.

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