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Author Wineman, Aryeh.

Title The Hasidic parable / Aryeh Wineman
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia, Penn. : Jewish Publication Society, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 191 pages)
Contents ""Contents ""; ""Preface ""; ""Introduction ""; ""Paradox and the Unexpected ""; ""Sadness in Finding a Treasure""; ""The Clown on the Day of Judgment""; ""Chipping Away at the Mountain""; ""God in Transit""; ""The Correct Motivation""; ""The Talking Bird""; ""Compassion as Punishment""; ""That Each Occasion Be like the Very First""; ""The Evil Inclination""; ""Redefinitions ""; ""The Crown and the Container""; ""Beyond Request""; ""Sound without Words""; ""On the Language of Melody""; ""When Truth Confronts Limited Understanding""; ""When a House of Sticks Is Shattered""
""The Exiled Prince and the Gem on the Ocean Floor: A Parable Tradition""""The Polemics of an Hour of History ""; ""Arms without Fire""; ""On the Inability to Hear the Melody""; ""A Holy Man's Dependence upon His Followers""; ""Parables by Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav on Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav""; ""To Break Down All the Doors and Locks""; ""Which Class Really Makes the Wheels Go Around?""; ""More Treasure Tales""; ""Where the True Treasure Is to Be Found""; ""Glossary of Terms and Personalities ""; ""Sources and Bibliography ""
""The Suffering of the Shekhinah""""Unconventional Ways to Serve""; ""On the Need for the Spontaneous""; ""The Miraculous within the Everyday""; ""Seeing a Woman's Beautiful Clothing""; ""Deepening the Implications of Divine Oneness ""; ""The Barriers to the Palace""; ""The King's Two Messengers""; ""On Evil as a Divine Instrument""; ""On Intruding Thoughts""; ""It Is God Who Awakens Our Minds""; ""Child and Parent""; ""The Ultimate Disloyalty""; ""Transforming Sadness from Within""; ""Echoes and Transformations of Older Motifs ""; ""The World Is Like a Wedding Feast: A Parable Tradition""
Notes Includes 40 parables translated from Hebrew
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191)
Notes Print version record
Subject Hasidic parables -- History and criticism.
Hasidic parables.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0827610319 (e-book)
9780827610316 (e-book)