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Understanding the Tanya: Volume Three in the Definitive Commentary on a Classic Work of Kabbalah by the World's Foremost Authority
     

Understanding the Tanya: Volume Three in the Definitive Commentary on a Classic Work of Kabbalah by the World's Foremost Authority

by Adin Steinsaltz, Meir Hanegbi (Editor), Yaacov David Shulman (Translator)
 

A Guide for Achieving Harmony of Body and Soul

Praise for Rabbi Steinsaltz

"Steinsaltz is a genius of the highest order?the sort of mind that comes around only every couple thousand years." —Newsweek

"[Steinsaltz has] a searing wit and is also a man for all seasons?as wellversed in fundamental Jewish texts as he is in modern literature andscientific

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A Guide for Achieving Harmony of Body and Soul

Praise for Rabbi Steinsaltz

"Steinsaltz is a genius of the highest order?the sort of mind that comes around only every couple thousand years." —Newsweek

"[Steinsaltz has] a searing wit and is also a man for all seasons?as wellversed in fundamental Jewish texts as he is in modern literature andscientific studies."—Los Angeles Times

"The scope of Steinsaltz's work can only be compared to Rashi's [the great medieval commentator]. He has revolutionized the way the Talmud is studied. His commentaries will live for centuries." —Washington Post

"Rabbi Steinsaltz is a distinguished educator and his commentary is extremely clear." —Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter

"Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is one of the world's most respected Jewish scholars. His books are exceptionally clear commentaries on rabbinic, mystical, and Hasidic teachings." —St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Steinsaltz, a scholar of international renown, plumbs the depths of theTanya (an eighteenth-century Jewish classic) in a line-by-line commentaryon the text. He explores the intricacies of the human soul and body and the correlation between the two." —Cleveland Jewish News

"Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz presents a comprehensive picture of the Tanya, thefirst and most fundamental book of Hasidism." —San Diego Jewish Press Heritage

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787988265
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/17/2007
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Adin Steinsaltz is internationally regarded as one of the most brilliant and influential rabbis of our time. Scholar, teacher, scientist, author, mystic, and social critic, Rabbi Steinsaltz is well known for his monumental Random House multi-volumed commentary on the Babylonian Talmud, and many other books for the religious, secular, and even non-Jewish market. For JB/Wiley, he has written The Miracle of the Seventh Day, Opening the Tanya, We Jews and is the subject of the book On the Road With Rabbi Steinsaltz.  He is recipient of the prestigious Israel Prize, which is that country's highest honor, and has been a resident scholar at Yale, Princeton, and the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C.

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