<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-NP2ZK8" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden"></iframe> Netanel Miles-Yepez

Netanel Miles-Yépez

cmiles@naropa.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Programs

MA in Religious Studies: Contemplative Religions - Adjunct Faculty
BA in Religious Studies - Adjunct Faculty
Master of Divinity - Adjunct Faculty

Education

BA, Religious Studies, Naropa University
Pir, Inayati-Maimuni Order

Honors/awards

  • 2012 New Mexico/Arizona Best Book Award (Philosophy) for A Hidden Light: Stories and Teachings of Early Habad and Bratzlav Hasidism (Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Netanel Miles-Yépez)
  • 2010 Nautilus Gold Award Winner (Grieving/Death & Dying) for Living Fully, Dying Well: Reflecting on Death to Find Your Life's Meaning (Editor, Netanel Miles-Yépez)
  • 2010 Independant Publishers Gold Award Winner (Aging/Death & Dying) for Living Fully, Dying Well: Reflecting on Death to Find Your Life's Meaning (Editor, Netanel Miles-Yépez)
  • 2010 Living Now Gold Award Winner (Grieving/Death & Dying) for Living Fully, Dying Well: Reflecting on Death to Find Your Life's Meaning (Editor, Netanel Miles-Yépez)

Recent publications

  • My Love Stands Behind a Wall: A Translation of the Song of Songs and Other Poems (translator, 2015)
  • One God, Many Worlds: Teachings of a Renewed Judaism (editor, 2015)
  • Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice: A Collection of Practices from the World's Spiritual Traditions (editor, 2015)
  • Foundations of the Fourth Turning of Hasidism: A Manifesto (co-author, 2014)

Research/scholarship

Pir Netanel (Mu'in ad-Din) Miles-Yépez is the current head of the Inayati-Maimuni lineage of Sufism. He studied History of Religions at Michigan State University and Contemplative Religion at the Naropa Institute before pursuing traditional studies in both Sufism and Hasidism with Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and various other teachers. He has been deeply involved in ecumenical dialogue and is considered a leading thinker in the InterSpiritual and New Monasticism movements. He is the co-author of two critically acclaimed commentaries on Hasidic spirituality, A Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters (2009) and A Hidden Light: Stories and Teachings of Early HaBaD and Bratzlav Hasidism (2011), the editor of various works on InterSpirituality, including The Common Heart: An Experience of Interreligious Dialogue (2006) and Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice (2012), and the editor of a new series of the works of the Sufi master, Hazrat Inayat Khan, annotated and adapted into modern English. His articles and other writings can be found in The Huffington Post, Spectrum: Spirituality, Culture, and the Arts, and Suhbah Journal.

Courses taught

  • Sufism
  • Contemplative Islam
  • Religion and Mystical Experience
  • IS: Religion in Literature

 


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