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A Wise and Discerning Mind

Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long (Brown Judaic Studies)

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Published by Scholars Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible,
  • Bible.,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • O.T,
  • O.T.,
  • Religion

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    ContributionsSaul M. Olyan (Editor), Robert C. Culley (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12303958M
    ISBN 101930675011
    ISBN 109781930675018

    The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it. Like the Israelites, we are called to be a "wise and discerning people"--or in Thurman's words, "the permanent outlet for the creative energies of God." The place to begin is with our commitment to education. Prayer. Thank you, God, for the call to be "wise and discerning .

      A Discerning Mind, A Wise Heart. by Rev. Kevin Pleas | | Sermons. I leave you this morning with some words from Jack Kornfield and Christina Feldman’s book, Soul Food. A great mystic once said, “Of what avail is the open eye if the heart is blind? True wisdom never divorces us from the travails and sorrows of the world but. I’m giving you a wise and discerning mind, so that there will have been no one like you before you and no one will arise after you like you. JUB behold, I have done according to thy words: behold, I have given thee a wise and understanding heart so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

    Praise “Awakening the Mind is a first-rate guidebook for the development of consciousness. Anna Wise is one of the foremost pioneers of brain-wave biofeedback. Her book is filled with practical secrets that she has learned over the years and that anyone can use to make fuller use of the mind and become more skilled at living.” —Andrew Weil, M.D. Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. is the author of the widely acclaimed book, Wise Mind, Open Mind: Finding Purpose and Meaning in Times of Crisis, Loss, and Change. He is the director of the OpenMind Training Institute, practices mindfulness-based psychotherapy and leadership coaching in Santa Monica, CA.4/5(3).


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Get this from a library. A Wise and Discerning Mind Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long. [Robert C Culley; Saul M Olyan; Project Muse.;] -- "An edited volume of essays dealing with the Hebrew Bible and its cultural environment."--Provided by publisher.

A Wise and Discerning Mind. Book Description: This is an edited volume of essays dealing with the Hebrew Bible and its cultural environment. eISBN: Subjects: Religion, Jewish Studies × Close Overlay Table of Contents.

A Wise And Discerning Mind book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A Wise and Discerning Mind: Essays in Honor of Burke O.

Long. In this Book. Additional Information. A Wise and Discerning Mind: Essays in Honor of Burke O. Long; Saul Olyan, Robert Culley; Book; Published by: Brown Judaic Studies; View contents. View Citation; This. “Indeed I give you a wise and discerning mind ” (1 Kings 3: 12, NRSV) In a story from 1 Kings in the Bible God answers a prayer from King Solomon telling him that he will be given the gift.

Solomon however broke literary rules and asked for wisdom. God was pleased and granted Solomon a wise and discerning mind, so as to perceive what is right. Solomon used his wise and discerning mind to dispense justice.

When confronted with two mothers claiming the same child, Solomon did not rely on the usual rules of precedent or custom or status. In the book of 1 Kings we learn that while Solomon was at Gibeon to offer sacrifices to the Lord, I give you a wise and discerning mind, Solomon became both wise and discerning.

1Kings behold, I now do according to your word. Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind, so that none like you has been before you and none like you shall arise after you. The bible has a lot to say about two sets of people: the foolish and the wise.

It says. The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it. Contemporary English Version Everyone with good sense wants to learn. Good News Translation Intelligent people are always eager and ready to learn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it. Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life Will Make You Smile | Short Film Showcase - Duration: National Geographic Recommended for you.

Verse 9. - Give therefore thy servant an understanding [Heb. hearing. ver. 11 (Heb. "to hear judgment.") The idea is not docility, as the Vulg. (cor docile), but discrimination, 2 Samuel (Heb.); Philippians10 (marg.)] heart [i.e., a judicial "hearing heart" was desired, not that it might "give heed to the law" (Keil), but to qualify him] to Judge thy.

It would be hard to find a more topical book than Mindwise. has been a brutal year and I think many of us feel "off" and disconnected. Some of the reasons are obvious but not all of them. This book uses studies, experiments vs.

opinions to demonstrate when are minds are wise and when they aren't. Humbling and that's a take away we can all s: Whatever the case may be, discernment is something we should always desire because it is an element of wisdom. People who have the gift of discernment are considered wise and knowledgeable, and are looked up to.

The book of Proverbs teaches discernment for every day physical life. I just want to give you a quick sampling here. Whoever is discerning, let him know them.

For the ways of the Lord are right, The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

1 Samuel but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. A Wise and Discerning Mind. Today, I consciously open myself to the Divine influx.

My Spirit is content and my heart is tranquil. I have peace in my mind and peace in my world. I am free to love and be loved. I make right decisions with ease. I accept the inner guidance of Divine intelligence and follow its plan and direction.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Festschrifts (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wise and discerning mind". Providence, R.I.: Brown Judaic.

This book was brought to my attention by my counselor after I had an affair on my wife. I was in a deep dark place with a very hardened heart. This book changes my views on my wife and the way I treated my wife. It brought me to the understanding that being christlike was very hard to do but was very possible.

Very good s:   Proverbs says, “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.” Biblically speaking, a wise and discerning person would be able to clearly differentiate between right and wrong or good and evil (Hebrews ).

In other words, the discerning heart demonstrates wisdom. To the human mind without the Spirit, the things of God are “foolishness” (1 Corinthians ). The Spirit, then, gives us spiritual discernment. King Solomon was known for his power of discernment, making many wise decisions and moral judgments (1 Kings11).

Christians today are to be discerning as well. 3 If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, 4 they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions 5 and constant friction between people of corrupt mind, who.

What do you pray for? Often, we pray for loved ones who need healing or care during difficult times. I must admit than when I was in grade school my most fervent prayers were for snowstorms so that school would be cancel.Discerning and wise “Let Pharaoh select a discerning and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.” (Genesis ) “Since God has shown you all this, there is none so discerning and wise as you are.” (Genesis ) The keys words here are ‘discerning’ and ‘wise.’ What does it mean to be discerning and wise?So today we ponder especially a passage from the book of Kings.

God said to Solomon because you have asked wise and discerning mind and if not ask for yourself, long-life riches or for the life of your enemies. Ask for understanding to discern what is right I now do, according to your word I give you a wise and discerning mind.