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A heart afire : stories and teachings of the early Hasidic masters

Author: Zalman Schachter-Shalomi; Netanel Miles-Yepez
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guided tour of Hasidism and Hasidic storytelling introducing the reader to rare and unique translations of Hasidism. Gives readers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of Hasidic wisdom and narrative and in the teachings of a modern Hasidic teacer.
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Genre/Form: History
Legends
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zalman Schachter-Shalomi; Netanel Miles-Yepez
ISBN: 9780827608849 0827608845
OCLC Number: 233173353
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: xxvi, 406 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The hidden tradition and the Ba'al Shem Tov --
The circle of the Ba'al Shem and the Maggid of Mezritch --
The circle of the Maggid and the rebbe king.
Responsibility: translated and retold with commentary by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Netanel Miles-Yepez ; with a foreword by Arthur Green.
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A guide that includes teachings and tales of Hasidism. It gives readers an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of Hasidic wisdom and narrative and in the teachings of a Hasidic master.  Read more...

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"Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (Reb Zalman) has, almost single-handedly, brought living, formative, Hasidic spirituality to three generations of liberal Jews. Indeed, his astonishingly fecund ideas Read more...

 
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