My People's Prayer Book Vol 7: Shabbat at Home (Paperback)
Volume 7 of My People's Prayer Books celebrates Shabbat as a central family ritual, tracing the development of its loosely structured liturgy from early rabbinic prayer books through medieval Jewish practice and the influence of Lurianic mysticism.
Dr. Marc Zvi Brettler is the Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies at Brandeis University. He contributed to all volumes of the My People's Prayer Book: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries series, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, and to My People's Passover Haggadah: Traditional Texts, Modern Commentaries; Who by Fire, Who by Water-Un'taneh Tokef; All These Vows-Kol Nidre; May God Remember: Memory and Memorializing in Judaism-Yizkor; and We Have Sinned: Sin and Confession in Judaism-Ashamnu and Al Chet (all Jewish Lights). He is coeditor of The Jewish Annotated New Testament and The Jewish Study Bible, which won the National Jewish Book Award; co-author of The Bible and the Believer; and author of How to Read the Jewish Bible, among other books and articles. He has also been interviewed on National Public Radio's Fresh Air by Terry Gross.