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Continuity or Innovation?

Hasidism( )
Author: Safran, Bezalel
Series title:Harvard Judaic Texts and Studies
Publication Date:May 1988
Publisher:Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $11.00
Book Description:

This volume is a major reassessment of scholarly commonplaces about the origins and nature of early Hasidism, the mystical movement which engulfed east European Jewry in the latter half of the eighteenth century. Through the use of divergent methodologies--historical reconstruction, literary analysis, philological examination-- four distinguished scholars contribute new research to what has been a most popular concern of Jewish historical study. Shmuel Etinger, Emanuel Etkes, Jacob...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Orthodox
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.658 x 0.579 Inches
Book Weight:0.744 Pounds

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