Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2008

270 Pages

ISBN: 9781904113041

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Mystical Origins of Hasidism

Rachel Elior

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

Discussion of the mystical underpinnings of the hasidic spiritual revival and its social implications highlights the eighteenth century as a key period in modern Jewish history.