Download e-book for kindle: A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of by David B. Ruderman

By David B. Ruderman

In 1797, in what's now the Czech Republic, Pin as Hurwitz released one of many best-selling Hebrew books of the trendy period. Nominally a longer observation on a sixteenth-century kabbalist textual content, The booklet of the Covenant used to be actually a compendium of clinical wisdom and a guide of ethical habit. Its recognition stemmed from its skill to provide the clinical advances and ethical cosmopolitanism of its day within the context of Jewish felony and mystical culture. Describing the most recent advancements in technology and philosophy within the sacred language of Hebrew, Hurwitz argued that an highbrow knowing of the cosmos used to be now not at odds with yet truly key to reaching religious attainment.

In A Best-Selling Hebrew ebook of the fashionable period, David B. Ruderman deals a literary and highbrow heritage of Hurwitz�s ebook and its legacy. Hurwitz not just wrote the publication, yet was once instrumental in promoting it besides and his good fortune finally ended in the book of greater than 40 versions in Hebrew, Ladino, and Yiddish. Ruderman presents a multidimensional photo of the e-book and the highbrow culture it helped to inaugurate. Complicating debts that reflect on glossy Jewish considered the made of an intensive holiday from a spiritual, mystical previous, Ruderman exhibits how, as an alternative, a fancy continuity formed Jewish society�s disagreement with modernity.

Show description

Read or Download A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy (Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies) PDF

Best jewish literature books

Download e-book for kindle: La sonrisa del cordero (Spanish Edition) by David Grossman

Un alegato contra l. a. corrosión ética y ethical de los angeles ocupación israelí de Palestina. David Grossman ambienta esta novela en l. a. Palestina ocupada. Publicado originalmente en 1983, el libro es una investigación acerca de los angeles ethical, l. a. confianza y l. a. verdad con cuatro personajes contradictorios -Uri, un joven soldado israelí; su mujer, Shosh, obsesionada con l. a. muerte de un paciente del psiquiátrico en el que trabaja; Katzman, un oficial cínico y sombrío; y un anciano contador de historias palestino llamado Jilmi- que deben enfrentarse a l. a. vida en una tierra sacudida por el conflicto.

Read e-book online Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice PDF

Addresses the plurality of Jewish methods to rhetoric and traditions from precedent days to the current day

The Château: A Novel by Paul Goldberg PDF

Paul Goldberg, the acclaimed writer of The Yid, takes us behind the curtain of a Florida house board election, providing a wild spin on Miami seashore, petty crime, Jewish id, and existence in Trump's AmericaIt is January 2017 and invoice has hit all-time low. the day before today, he used to be William M. Katzenelenbogen, profitable technological know-how reporter on the Washington publish.

New PDF release: Sadness Is a White Bird: A Novel

“Nuanced, sharp, and fantastically written, unhappiness Is a White chicken manages, with seeming effortlessness, to discover anything clean and mind-blowing and poignant within the vintage coming-of-age, love-triangle narrative, anything starker, extra heartbreaking: anything new. ” —Michael Chabon “Unflinching in its honesty, unyielding in its ethical complexity.

Extra info for A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy (Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy (Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies) by David B. Ruderman


by Joseph
4.4

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 17 votes

admin