Hasidic Thought (The Chain of Tradition Series, Volume 5)
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Hasidic Thought (The Chain of Tradition Series, Volume 5) by Louis Jacobs

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Published by Behrman House .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL8382850M
ISBN 100874412420
ISBN 109780874412420

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Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots: Feldman, Deborah: : Books. Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more. See all 3 images/5(K). Hasidic thought. [Yoram Jacobson] -- The aim of this book, which originated in a series of lectures given on Israel Army radio's University of the air is to serve as a general introduction to the religious teaching of Hasidism of the. From its very beginnings in the eighteenth century, the Hasidic movement was suffused with a joyous enthusiasm and optimism derived from the notion of God being in all things. This led to an insistence on joy as an essential element in divine worship, and in consequence a distinctive attitude to prayer. This classic work, presented here with a new introduction, is a study of the attitudes of. "For critical scholars of Hasidic thought, Magid's book has enormous potential to inspire fresh and more detailed studies of the genuinely radical ideas of both the Hasidic masters whose works he cites, as well as the treasury of literature produced by subsequent generations of Hasidic authors Magid's book is overwhelmingly a work of scholarship, of original exegeses of arcane Hasidic texts.".

Neo-Hasidism applies the spiritual insights of the Hasidic masters—God’s presence everywhere, seeking the magnificent within the everyday, doing all things with love and joy, uplifting all of life to become a vehicle of God’s service—to contemporary Judaism, as practiced by men and women who do not live within the strictly bounded world of the Hasidic community. Hasidic responses to the Holocaust in the light of Hasidic thought User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This very scholarly work accomplishes its two goals. First, it provides an excellent overview of the origins and development of Hasidism, the influential mystical 3/5(1).   In her memoir, “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots,” out Feb. 14, she chronicles her oppressive upbringing and arranged . Hasidic philosophy or Hasidism (Hebrew: חסידות ‎), alternatively transliterated as Hasidut or Chassidus, consists of the teachings of the Hasidic movement, which are the teachings of the Hasidic rebbes, often in the form of commentary on the Torah (the Five books of Moses) and Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism).Hasidism deals with a range of spiritual concepts such as God, the soul, and the.

  Hasidic thought draws heavily on Lurianic Kabbalah, and, to an extent, is a popularization of it. Teachings emphasize God's immanence in the universe, the need to cleave and be one with him at all times, the devotional aspect of religious practice, and the spiritual dimension of corporeality and mundane acts. Genre/Form: Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jacobs, Louis. Hasidic thought. New York: Behrman House, © (OCoLC) Document Type.   “Aryeh Wineman has written a clear and accessible book that serves as a delightful entry into the world of Hasidic thought. Using the template of Hasidic interpretations of the life of Moses, he takes the reader carefully through a broad range of Hasidic works, highlighting the Hasidic resistance to the plain meaning of scripture, opting instead for their penchant for devotional and.   The writer Deborah Feldman’s pantry was already stocked for the apocalypse. That’s how her Hasidic Holocaust survivor grandparents raised her. They “believed in .