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Essential Papers on Hasidism
     

Essential Papers on Hasidism

by Gershon David Hundert
 
The four sections of this book are The Social and Religious Context of EArly Hasidim, Teachings and Customs, Hasidism in the 19th Century, and Hasidism in the 20th century. The selections are written by Solomon Maimon, Simon Dubnow, Benzion Dinur, Gershom Scholem, Louis Jacobs, Martin Buber, and others.

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The four sections of this book are The Social and Religious Context of EArly Hasidim, Teachings and Customs, Hasidism in the 19th Century, and Hasidism in the 20th century. The selections are written by Solomon Maimon, Simon Dubnow, Benzion Dinur, Gershom Scholem, Louis Jacobs, Martin Buber, and others.

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A comprehensive introduction to the Hasidic world--its history, values, and practices--as well as a review of the development of scholarship on the subject. The 14 previously published essays are organized within four sections: the social and religious context of early Hasidism, teachings and customs, Hasidism in the 19th century, and Hasidism in the 20th century. Paper edition (3470-7), $25. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814734698
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Series:
Essential Papers on Jewish Studies Series
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.38(d)

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