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Sabbatian Heresy - Writings on Mysticism, Messianism, and the Origins of Jewish Modernity (Paperback)
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Sabbatian Heresy - Writings on Mysticism, Messianism, and the Origins of Jewish Modernity (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 13/06/2017
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The pronouncements of Sabbatai Tsevi (1626-76) gave rise to Sabbatianism, a key messianic movement in Judaism that spread across Jewish communities in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. The movement, which featured a set of theological doctrines in which Jewish Kabbalistic tradition merged with Muslim and later Christian elements, suffered a setback with Tsevi's conversion to Islam in 1666. Nonetheless, for another hundred and fifty years, Sabbatianism continued to exist as a heretical underground movement. It provoked intense opposition from rabbinic authorities for another century and had a significant impact on central developments of later Judaism, such as the Haskalah, the Reform movement, Hasidism, and the secularization of Jewish society. This volume provides a selection of the most original and influential texts composed by Sabbatai Tsevi and his followers, complemented by fragments of the works of their rabbinic opponents and contemporary observers and some literary works inspired by Sabbatianism. An introduction and annotations by Pawe Maciejko provide historical, political, and social context for the documents.

Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN: 9781512600520
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 226 x 150 x 15 mm

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