Mesorah Matrix [ Mesorah1000.com ] is a major – and potentially landmark – intellectual-spiritual-philosophical endeavor. The plan well-underway is to publish 10 separate books – each on a very focused Jewish theme – under the Mesorah Matrix umbrella. By the end of 2014, over 180 leading authors/essayists globally will be involved in the decade-spanning project.
The focused-purpose and raison d’etre of the series is to more fully draw-out the spiritual and transcendent embedded within Judaism. These are sometimes referred-to as Elyonoth or “Higher-Sphere” themes. The intent of the quite-unique 10-volume series is to be “transformational.”
There will be a total of 2-3 renowned independent editors, each responsible for multiple books/themes. Each book, in turn, will have 15-20 separate essays – each by a separate essayist/author. The publisher is seeking vibrant and erudite pieces for this major endeavor – from Judaism’s elite across the global spectrum.
The Editor-in-Chief of the over-all series is David Birnbaum of Manhattan, author of the Summa Metaphysica philosophy series (independent of Mesorah Matrix).
Mesorah Matrix, in turn, is under the greater umbrella of New Paradigm Matrix Publishing [see www.NewParadigmMatrix.com] which exclusively publishes “cutting edge” works – in metaphysics, philosophy, history and now, spirituality. Works by Manhattan Matrix are Course Texts at major universities around-the-world. Summa Metaphysica was the focus of a 3+ day international academic conference in April 2012 on the intersection between Science & Religion
The first book of the anticipated 10-volume Mesorah Matrix series will be “Sanctification.” In turn, the first essay submitted-in was by (Chief) Rabbi Jonathan Sacks of England June 2013. Publication of Volume I is anticipated by the end of 2015.
All volumes will be available via three modalities: (a) In 6″ x 9″ SoftCover via Amazon (b) in flip-book form gratis online on this site and (c) in eBook form. The prime distributor is J Levine / MILLENNIUM.
Mesorah Matrix themes/books include –
|Tikkun Olam||(Repair/Perfect the World)|
|Birkat Kohanim||(The Priestly Blessing)|
|The Kaddish||(The Kaddish Prayer)|
|Modeh Ani||(The Prayer of Gratitude)|
|Havdalah||(The Post-Sabbath Havdalah Ceremony)|
|Search for Meaning|
|U-vacharta Ba-chayim||(“And thou shalt choose life!”)|
|Ehyeh asher Ehyeh||(“I-Will-Be-That-Which-I-Will-Be”)|
Reporting to – and collaborating with – the Editor-in-Chief are the two highly-distinguished and quite-illustrious Senior Editors – Benjamin Blech, Manhattan, a graduate of Yeshiva University, and Martin S. Cohen, Roslyn, NY, a graduate of JTS. The renowned Saul J Berman is the Associate Editor of the series.
Shake the World ; )