Kabbalah and Jewish modernity

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Published:
Oxford; Portland, Oregon : The Littman Library of Jewsih Civilization, 2016
Scope:
214 Seiten
Format:
book
Language:
English
Series/ Mutipart item:
˜Theœ Littman Library of Jewsih Civilization
Uniform title:
Shavru et ha-kelim
RVK-Notation:
BD 5850  rvk   
ISBN:
9781906764623
Year of Publication:
2016
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Note(s):
"This sociological reading of the kabbalistic ideas of the early modern period suggests that they gained acceptance because they responded to the needs of contemporary Jewish society. Although they were presented as continuing a tradition, their goal was reformation: few aspects of Jewish life were not changed in consequence. This broadly based and innovative study challenges accepted ideas on the origins of Jewish modernity, and also shows how Counter-Reformation Catholicism affected these developments. The Hebrew edition of the book was awarded the Goren-Gottstein Prize for the Best Book in Jewish Thought 2010-2012"--
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