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Collected Essays: Volume III

Haym Soloveitchik

Abstract

Continuing the contribution to medieval Jewish intellectual history, this book's author focuses here on the radical pietist movement of Ḥasidei Ashkenaz and its main literary work, Sefer Ḥasidim, and on the writings and personality of the Provençal commentator Ravad of Posquières. In both areas the author challenges mainstream views to provide a new understanding of medieval Jewish thought. Some of the essays are revised and updated versions of work previously published, and some are entirely new, but in all of them the author challenges reigning views to provide a new understanding of medieva ... More

Keywords: Jewish intellectual history, Ḥasidei Ashkenaz, Sefer Ḥasidim, Ravad of Posquières, medieval Jewish thought, German Pietism, Mishneh Torah

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113997
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Haym Soloveitchik, author
Yeshiva University

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