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The mystical origins of Hasidism

Author: Rachel Elior
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2006.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   Book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Discussion of the mystical underpinnings of the hasidic spiritual revival and its social implications highlights the eighteenth century as a key period in modern Jewish history.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Elior
ISBN: 1874774846 9781874774846 1904113044 9781904113041
OCLC Number: 65978708
Description: xii, 258 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Publisher's Note on the Translation and Transliteration 1 The Origins of Hasidism 2 The Hasidic Library 3Mystical Societies and the Spread of Hasidism: Internalizing and Reviving the Kabbalistic Myth 4 The Hasidic Concept of Language: The Window in the Word 5 Israel Ba'al Shem Tov's Uniqueness: Myth, Bibliography, Facts, and Image 6 The Hasidic Revolution 7 Hasidism in the Context of its Time 8 The Unity of Opposites: Being and Nothingness 9 'For indeed all is null and void': The Transcendence from Being to Nothingness 10 The Doctrine of the Tsadik 11 Mystical Spirituality and Autonomous Leadership 12 Israel Ba'al Shem Tov and Jacob Frank: Hasidism and Shabateanism 13 Scholarship on Hasidism: Changing Perspectives 14 Summary Glossary Recommended Reading Bibliography Index
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Other Titles: Ḥarut ʻal ha-luḥot.
Responsibility: Rachel Elior ; [original translation, Shalom Carmy].

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'Well written and concise and, together with her glossary, provides a good grounding for the educated reader beginning a study of hasidic texts ... I recommend this book for all academic libraries.' Read more...

 
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