Foreword by Murray Stein.
Nachman, Ben Simhah: 'The loss of the princess' : The Shekinah/anima's exile and restoration, p97-119.. 'The rabbi who was turned into a werewolf' : The medieval shadow/ anima/animus at work, p8-37.. The Dybbuk : an alchemical spagyric marriage, p62-96.. Agnon, S.Y. 'Edo and Enam' : an archeological exploration of the soul/psyche, p120-139.. Singer, I.B.: 'Yentl the Yeshivah Boy' : the Talmud and gender deconstruction, p140-168.
'Bettina Knapp opens modern consciousness to ancient insight, wisdom, and Western biblical tradition with her analysis of the following six Jewish legends and tales. Her essays reflect on themes that are most instructive for the soul...mystical love, endurance, thirst for learning, and persecution.'