Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award winning author, poet, essayist, and educator whose poems have been anthologized in over a dozen volumes, and whose prayers are used in prayer books around the world.

Rami received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. A congregational rabbi for 20 years, he is currently Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. In addition to writing books, including The Angelic Way, The Divine Feminine in Biblical Wisdom Literature, and The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness, Rami writes a regular column for Spirituality & Health magazine and is an adviser for Our Jewish

Topics in this hour include: what led Rami into his ministry; what gives him strength and joy in the practice of faith; the importance of prayer; language, poetry; silence; his ecumenical passion; the emergence of mysticism as a kind of common language, or bridge, between faiths worldwide; the Neti Neti document; One River Wisdom School; integrating body, heart, soul, mind; Caer’s Tip for your Spiritual Toolbelt that you wrap around yourself each day: making different skills sets work at the office; more.

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