The heavenly ladder a Jewish guide to inner growth by Edward Hoffman

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Spiritual life -- Judaism.,
  • Jewish way of life.

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StatementEdward Hoffman ; illustrations by Harvey Gitlin.
LC ClassificationsBM723 .H64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550908M
ISBN 100060640014
LC Control Number85042779

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The Ladder of Divine Ascent, or Ladder of Paradise (Κλίμαξ; Scala or Climax Paradisi), is an important ascetical treatise for monasticism in Eastern Christianity written by John Climacus in ca. AD at the request of John, Abbot of Raithu, a monastery located on the shores of the Red Sea.

The Scala, which obtained an immense popularity and has made its author famous in the Church, is. Within the general framework of a 'ladder', Climacus' book falls into three sections. The first seven Steps concern general virtues necessary for the ascetic life, while the next nineteen (Steps 8–26) give instruction on overcoming vices and building their corresponding virtues.

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Egyptian texts state clearly. In this dream, Jacob saw a ladder (or in some translations, a stairway) that connected heaven to earth. Additionally, Jacob is said to have seen God at the top of the ladder, and also angels, who were ascending and descending this structure.

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- Byzantine Icon, 12th Century. The Heavenly Ladder, an instruction to monks by Abbot Johannes Klimax (6th CE). Good monks climb steadily heavenwards towards perfection, bad monks are dragged to hell by black devils. 11thth century, Santa Katarina Monastery, Sinai, Egypt.

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One of them thought if she could become a world renowned painter that she would reach, what she thought to be the topmost round in life’s ladder. The second aspired to become a. We may see beauty in glory, fame, understanding of institutions, justice, knowledge, and, of course, the Beautiful itself and the Good itself.

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