Imagining Holiness: Classic Hasidic Tales in Modern Times

Imagining Holiness: Classic Hasidic Tales in Modern Times

by Justin Lewis
     
 

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Hasidic tales are often read as charming, timeless expressions of Jewish spirituality. The best-known versions of these stories, however, have been rewritten for audiences outside traditional Judaism and few works have explored Hasidic tales as they were created by Hasidic Jews.  See more details below

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Hasidic tales are often read as charming, timeless expressions of Jewish spirituality. The best-known versions of these stories, however, have been rewritten for audiences outside traditional Judaism and few works have explored Hasidic tales as they were created by Hasidic Jews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773535190
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author


Justin Jaron Lewis is a storyteller, teacher of Jewish lore, and assistant professor of religion, University of Manitoba.

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