About the Author
Arthur Green is Philip W. Lown Professor of Jewish Thought at Brandeis University and dean of the Rabbinical School at Bostons Hebrew College. He is former president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He is a rabbi, a historian of Jewish mysticism, and a theologian. His works include Tormented Master: The Life and Spiritual Quest of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav; Keter: The Crown of God in Early Jewish Mysticism; The Language of Truth: Teachings from the Sefat Emet; These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life; and Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow. He is also co-editor of Your Word Is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer.