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Hasidism As Mysticism

Quietist Elements in Eighteenth Century Hasidic Thought

Hasidism As Mysticism( )
Translator: Chipman, Jonathan
Author: Uffenheimer, Rivka Schatz
Series title:Princeton Legacy Library
Publication Date:May 1993
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.50
Book Description:

Offered here for the first time in English translation, Hasidism as Mysticism is a classic in its field. Using the tools of phenomenology, Rivka Schatz Uffenheimer places Hasidism squarely in the context of religious studies. Hasidism's theoretical texts have been largely ignored by historians of the movement, but Schatz Uffenheimer analyzes these materials fully, disclosing the mystical, quietistic tendencies that existed alongside Hasidism's more activist, popular elements. The...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Orthodox
Religion / Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
Religion / Mysticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.747 x 9.477 Inches
Book Weight:2 Pounds

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