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The Rebbe, the Messiah, and the scandal of orthodox indifference

Author: דן, יוסף, ; David Berger
Publisher: London ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2001.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
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As an anti-messianist crusader, Berger (history, City U. of New York) argues that adherents of the influential Lubavitcher (or Chabad) Orthodox Jewish movement, who believe in the return of the late  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
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Berger, David, 1943-
Rebbe, the Messiah, and the scandal of orthodox indifference.
London ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2001
(OCoLC)606596818
Online version:
Berger, David, 1943-
Rebbe, the Messiah, and the scandal of orthodox indifference.
London ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2001
(OCoLC)609914321
Named Person: Menachem Mendel Schneerson; Menaḥem Mendel Schneersohn; Menaḥem Mendel Schneersohn; Menaḥem Mendel Schneersohn; Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: דן, יוסף, ; David Berger
ISBN: 1874774889 9781874774884
OCLC Number: 47200311
Description: viii, 195 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Heroism to Heterodoxy: The Crisis of a Movement and the Danger to a Faith --
The New Messianism: Passing Phenomenon or Turning Point in the History of Judaism? --
Aborted Initiatives and Sustained Attacks --
The Second Coming: A Rejoinder --
Revisiting the Second Coming --
The Rabbinical Council of America Resolution --
The Council of Torah Sages --
The Spectre of Idolatry --
On False Messianism, Idolatry, and Lubavitch --
Debating Avodah Zarah --
Judaism is Changing Before Our Eyes --
From Margin to Mainstream: The Consolidation and Expansion of the Messianist Beachhead --
Explaining the Inexplicable --
What Must Be Done? --
On a Messiah who Dies with his Mission Unfulfilled: Selected Quotations --
The Parameters of Avodah Zarah --
Tosafot on 'Association' (Shituf).
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: David Berger.

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