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Hasidism Incarnate

Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism

Hasidism Incarnate( )
Author: Magid, Shaul
Series title:Encountering Traditions Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8047-9130-4
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

Hasidism Incarnate contends that much of modern Judaism in the West developed in reaction to Christianity and in defense of Judaism as a unique tradition. Ironically enough, this occurred even as modern Judaism increasingly dovetailed with Christianity with regard to its ethos, aesthetics, and attitude toward ritual and faith. Shaul Magid argues that the Hasidic movement in Eastern Europe constitutes an alternative "modernity," one that opens a new window on Jewish theological history....
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / Orthodox
Religion / Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
Religion / Judaism / General
Religion / Judaism / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.098 Pounds



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