The Un-lost Faith of Eile Wiesel

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The Un-lost Faith of Eile Wiesel It is my very strong conviction and personal spiritual and religious stance that if a person starts very young or very early in life being taught about God and the spiritual meaning there of and prudently embrace all that which is being presented, they in extenuating circumstances or very hard and oppressing times will not abandoned their faith. I hope to provide enough information and examples in my following work to support the above statement. The information and examples provided will come from the King James Bible of 1611 and some of my own personal experiences over my fifty year plus life time. In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, we are lead to believe that he embraces the faith and teachings of his family which was Judaism. Elie is so involved in his quest for spiritual knowledge that at the age of twelve or thirteen he wanted to take it to the next higher level. “One day I asked my father to find me a master who could guide me in my studies of Kabbalah” (Wiesel 4). A Kabbalistic works in the very deep secret things of Jewish mysticism. Elie would have had to be very well studied, to even know about this level of the Jewish faith. Elie in my opinion was strongly rooted and grounded in his beliefs in his God. Job a man from the Old Testament who was subjected to extreme suffering to prove the greatness of God. Thanks to the book Night by Elie Wiesel, I have been reflecting on human suffering, pain of loss and bereavement. Who do I know from life’s experience that I start reading and meditating on? The life, suffering and the ‘near death experience’ and the “resurrection” of Job; he was my man. Job becomes a spiritual shepherd through his profound experiences. He paid a heavy price for his spiritually deepening experience as well. At one point in is trials he cursed the day he was born and he wish he

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