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Alphabet That Changed the World How Genesis Preserves a Science of Consciousness in Geometry and Gesture

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ISBN-10: 1556437234

ISBN-13: 9781556437236

Edition: 2008

Authors: Stan Tenen, Charles Stein

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Rabbinic tradition asserts that every letter of every word of Torah is a word in itself. Author Stan Tenen demonstrates that each letter is also a hand gesture, and it is at this level that Hebrew forms a natural universal language. All people, including children before they speak and people without sight, make natural use of these gestures. InThe Alphabet That Changed the World,Tenen examines the Hebrew text of Genesis and its relationship to the alphabet. He shows how each letter is both concept and gesture, with the form of the gesture matching the function of the concept. There is thus an implicit relationship between the physical world of function and the conscious world of concept.…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 7/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Stein is author of thirteen books including a translation of The Odyssey; a vision of the Eleusinian Mysteries, Persephone Unveiled; a study of poet Charles Olson, The Secret of the Black Chrysanthemum; and a study of Gary Hill, The Art of Limina. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and lives in Barrytown, New York. For more, www.charlessteinpoet.com.