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This new paperback edition brings together volumes one and two of Buber's classic work Takes of the Hasidim, with a new foreword by Chaim Potok. Martin Buber devoted forty years of his life to collecting and retelling the legends of Hasidim. "Nowhere in the last centuries," wrote Buber in Hasidim and Modern Man, "has the soul-force of Judaism so manifested itself as in Hasidim... Without an iota being altered in the law, in the ritual, in the traditional life-norms, the long-accustomed arose in a fresh light and meaning."

These marvelous tales—terse, vigorous, often cryptic—are the true texts of Hasidim. The hasidic masters, of whom these tales are told, are full-bodied personalities, yet their lives seem almost symbolic. Through them is expressed the intensity and holy joy whereby God becomes visible in everything.

Synopsis:

This edition, bringing together Volumes One and Two of Buber's classic work, contains marvelous tales - terse, vigorous, often cryptic - of the Hasidic masters.

About the Author

Martin Buber (1878–1965), one of the paramount spiritual leaders of the twentieth century, is best known as the author of I and Thou—the basic formulation of his philosophy of dialogue—and for his appreciation of Hasidim, which made a deep impact on Christian as well as Jewish thinkers. Born in Vienna, and raised in Lemberg, Buber studied philosophy at the University of Berlin. Fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938, he emigrated to Israel, where he taught social philosophy at the Hebrew University until his retirement in 1951. He lived in Jerusalem until his death in 1965.

Also published by Schocken Books, Martin Buber’s work include: Israel and the World, The Legend of the Baal-Shem, The Letters Of Martin Buber, On the Bible, On Judaism, On Zion, Tales of the Hasidim, Ten Rungs, and Way of Response.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805209952
Editor:
Fetterman, Bonny V.
Author:
Dahl
Author:
Buber, Martin
Author:
Fetterman, Bonny V.
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Parables
Subject:
Judaism - Hasidism
Subject:
Hasidism
Subject:
Sermons - General
Subject:
Hasidim
Subject:
Hasidic parables.
Subject:
Hasidim -- Legends.
Subject:
judaism;hasidism;religion;judaica;philosophy;folklore;stories;hasidim;spirituality;short stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 101-139
Publication Date:
19910731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 1.25 in 1.1 lb

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