Rambam's Ladder

Rambam's Ladder

A Meditation on Generosity and Why It Is Necessary to Give

Book - 2003
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Workman Press.
The Eight Steps of Giving

Nearly a thousand years ago the great philosopher and physician Maimonides, known to Hebrew scholars as Rambam, pondered the question of righteousness Out of it came the Ladder of Charity.

Rambam's Ladder, written by Julie Salamon, the bestselling author and New York Times culture writer, is a book that will inspire every reader to get a toehold on the ladder and start climbing. In eight chapters, one for each rung, the book helps us navigate the world of giving. How much to give? How do we know if our gifts are being used wisely? Is it bettter to give anonymously? Along the way, Rambam's Ladder will help all of us make our lives, and the lives of those around us, better.

Baker & Taylor
Describes the eight-step program of giving by the twelfth-century Jewish scholar, Ramdam, and how it applies to contemporary life.

& Taylor

Draws on the nearly one-thousand-year-old wisdom of Jewish philosopher and physician Maimonides to create an inspirational guide to the eight steps of giving, answering such questions as How much to give? and "How do we know if our gifts are being used wisely? as it shares a message that to give better is to live better.

Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., 2003
Description: 183 p. ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780761128090
Branch Call Number: 177.7 Sal


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