Courage, Creativity, and the Path to Self-Transcendence

Rabbi Niles Goldstein is the author of The Challenge of the Soul: A Guide for the Spiritual Warrior, an approach to spiritual learning as seen through his eyes as a black belt martial artist. In his last blogs, he told us about his history in the rabbinate and in martial arts, and the strength of stamina. He is guest-blogging all week for MyJewishLearning and the Jewish Book Council.


Over the past few months, I have been traveling around the country and talking about my newest book, The Challenge of the Soul: A Guide for the Spiritual Warrior. In it, I interweave the experiences I’ve had — and the lessons I’ve learned — in the course of both my 15 years in the rabbinate and during my 15 years of training in the martial arts (I have a black belt in karate). Continue reading here.

2 responses to “Courage, Creativity, and the Path to Self-Transcendence

  1. Pingback: Courage, Creativity, and the Path to Self-Transcendence | JewPI.com

  2. There is a new show called The Generations Project on BYU Television, on Monday at 8pm there is an episode about a girl who finds out she has Russian Jewish relatives. It sounds cool. Here’s the show’s website.
    http://www.byub.org/thegenerationsproject/

    Just thought you might be interested.

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