Publisher: Rossel Books
Dreams and vision in the Bible come at moments of transition and transformation, renewal and rededication. Though they are bound to biblical heroes and heroines, Bible dreams are also public: meant to serve the needs of readers, reflecting dreams all of us experience in our own spiritual quests.The author applies traditional interpretations alongside insights from anthropology, psychology, archaeology, dream research, philosophy, and science. Explore the mid-life crisis in Abraham's dreams; trials of separation, estrangement, job loss, death, divorce in Jacob's dreams; gifts of vision and prophecy in Joseph's dreams; and more.In the Preface, former Associate Director of Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Eugene J. Fisher, writes: "This is not 'grocery store spirituality' or 'new age mysticism.' This is the real stuff. Here, the Bible itsel ...