Women and the Messianic Heresy of Sabbatai Zevi : 1666-1816 (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Women and the Messianic Heresy of Sabbatai Zevi : 1666-1816

Author: Ada Rapoport-Albert; Deborah Greniman; Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2015.
Series: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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A timely and fascinating study of an early modern movement that transcended traditional Jewish gender paradigms and allowed women to express their spirituality freely in the public arena.

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Named Person: Sabataj Cwi; Jakub Józef Frank
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ada Rapoport-Albert; Deborah Greniman; Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
ISBN: 9781906764807 1906764808 9781904113843 1904113842
OCLC Number: 985958953
Language Note: Zawiera fragmenty tłumaczone z jęz. hebr.
Description: XVI, 386 s. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Note on Transliteration and Conventions Used in the Text Introduction 1 Female Prophets in Sabbatianism 2 Historical Precedents and Contexts 3 Sabbatian Women as Religious Activists 4 Women in Sectarian Sabbatianism 5 The Egalitarian Agenda: Sources of Inspiration and Modes of Implementation 6 In the Egalitarian 'Family' of Jacob Frank 7 The Redemptive 'Maiden' 8 'The Mother of God': Frank and the Russian Sectarians 9 Conclusion: From Sabbatianism to Hasidism Appendix: 'Something for the Female Sex': A Call for the Liberation of Women and the Release of the Female Libido from the 'Shackles of Shame', in an anonymous Frankist manuscript from Prague, c.1800 Introduction Translation Bibliography Index
Series Title: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
Responsibility: Ada Rapoport-Albert ; translated from the Hebrew by Deborah Greniman.

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Reviews'Impressive.'Joshua Schwartz, Ancient Traditions, New Conversations (Yeshiva University Law School blog) 'An important work in the history of Sabbatianism and Jewish women's studies. Highly Read more...

 
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