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By Abraham R. Foxbrunner

ISBN-10: 0817305580

ISBN-13: 9780817305581

             Hasidism conjures up heated controversy between students attempting to research the stream and its value. The Hasidic considered Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Lyady (1745-1813), often called Habad, has had a massive impact of Jewish lifestyles during the international. Habad is an acronym of the initials for the Hebrew be aware Hokhmah, Binah, Da’at or knowledge, knowing, wisdom. This e-book, in line with the entire extant teachings of Shneur Zalman, systematically offers that inspiration and analyzes its underlying theological, philosophical, spiritual, and moral concepts.            the focal point is on axiology and on 3 large questions: What have been Shneur Zalman’s standards for religioethical perfection? What did he wish his fans to think, recognize, suppose, and do so one can aspire towards that perfection? What have been the attitudes and price he sought to inculcate with this result in brain? simply because Shneur Zalman’s Hasidism grew out of the Hasidism of Israel Baal Shem Tov and Dov Baer of Mezhirech, their teachings also are tested and analyzed.            Foxbrunner concludes that even though the phenomenal gains of Shneur Zalman’s Hasidism are syncretism, stress, and paradox, a few legitimate generalizations do emerge. most efficient between those is his trust that guy used to be created to serve his Maker and that precise, selfless, and joyous carrier is very unlikely with out a love and worry of God grounded in comprehension and generated by way of severe contemplation. Shneur Zalman insisted that such provider is inside each man’s grasp-provided he's prepared to arrive for it and taught the way to achieve this. Inspiring that might and offering that education have been the features of all real leaders of Israil.            Shneur Zalman assimilated the lessons of Baal Shem Tov and Dov Baer and observed himself because the 3rd of a unmarried line of Hasidic masters. Combining nice mind, profound compassion, and psychological self-discipline, Shneur Zalman committed himself to inspiring self much less provider to God. He was once greatly, and maybe uniquely, a this- worldly mystic, dedicated to elevating money to ease the plight of the negative and specifically to teaching males in a mysticism that was once hot, involved, very important, and sensitive. 

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Shneur Zalman (RSZ) of Lyady (17451813), known as Habad * Hasidism, has had and continues to have a major influence on Jewish life throughout the world. ("Habad" is an acronym of the initials for the Hebrew words Hokhmah*, Binah, Daat*wisdom, understanding, knowledge). This book, based on all the extant teachings of RSZ, systematically presents that thought and analyzes its underlying theological, philosophical, religious, and ethical concepts. The focus is on axiology and on three broad questions: What were RSZ's criteria for religioethical perfection?

Until quite recently, the study of Hasidism has had an unhappy history. From H. Graetz's vilification to S. A. Horodetsky's glorification, with a pause for E. Zweifel's apologetics, the common denominator was impressionistic evaluation rather than careful analysis (see Excursus A). S. Dubnow's influential history, Toldot ha-Hasidut * (1930), was no exception in this respect. What distinguished Dubnow from his predecessors was a more systematic approach to Hasidism as a significant historical phenomenon with personalities, places, dates, books, important events, and trends of thought that required identification and description.

P. (Judaic studies series) Includes bibliographical references and index.  Shneur Zalman, of Lyady, 17451813.  Hasidism.  Habad.  Title. 8¢3322¢092dc20 [B] 91-26040 British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data available Page v To Constance In loving memory Page vii Contents Preface ix Transliteration and Spelling xi 1. Teachers and Teachings 1 2. Man in God's World 58 3. Ethical Ways and Means 110 4. Torah and Commandments 137 5. Love and Fear 178 6.  Shneur Zalman of Lyady (Courtesy of Kehot Publication Society) Page ix Preface The Hasidic thought of R.

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