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The heart of the matter : studies in Jewish mysticism and theology

Author: Arthur Green; A Shahan
Publisher: Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] : The Jewish Publication Society, 2015. ©2015
Series: JPS scholar of distinction series.
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Brings together Arthur Green's scholarly writings, centred on the history of early Hasidism, and his highly personal approach to a rebirth of Jewish spirituality in our own day. In choosing to  Read more...

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Green, Arthur, 1941-
Heart of the matter : studies in Jewish mysticism and theology.
Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] : The Jewish Publication Society, ©2015
xvii, 366 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Green; A Shahan
ISBN: 9780827612273 0827612273 0827612133 9780827612136
OCLC Number: 905867230
Description: 1 online resource (389 pages).
Contents: Preface: Looking BackAcknowledgments Part 1. Judaism: The Religious Life1. Introduction to Jewish Spirituality2. Sabbath as Temple: Some Thoughts on Space and Time in Judaism3. Some Aspects of Qabbalat Shabbat4. Judaism and "The Good" Part 2. Theology and Mysticism in Classical Sources5. Bride, Spouse, Daughter: Images of the Feminine in Classical Jewish Sources6. The Children in Egypt and the Theophany at the Sea7. The Song of Songs in Early Jewish Mysticism Part 3. Hasidism: Mysticism for the Masses8. Around the Maggid's Table: Tsaddik, Leadership, and Popularization in the Circle of Dov Baer of Miedzyrzec9. Typologies of Leadership and the Hasidic Zaddiq10. The Zaddiq as Axis Mundi in Later Judaism11. Hasidism: Discovery and Retreat12. Levi Yizhak of Berdichev on Miracles Part 4. Contemporary Jewish Theology13. A Neo-Hasidic Credo14. Restoring the Aleph: Judaism for the Contemporary Seeker15. A Kabbalah for the Environmental Age16. Abraham Joshua Heschel: Recasting Hasidism for Moderns17. Personal Theology: An Address to Rabbis Source AcknowledgmentsBibliography of the Published Writings of Arthur Green
Series Title: JPS scholar of distinction series.
Responsibility: Arthur Green ; designed by A. Shahan.

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