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Author Nigal, Gedalyah, author

Title The Hasidic tale / Gedalyah Nigal ; translated by Edward Levin
Published Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Littman library of Jewish civilization
Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Contents The Hasidic tale as perceived by Hasidim -- The tsadik, his followers, and his opponents -- Matchmaking and marriages -- The blessing of children: birth and offspring -- Agunot -- A life of sin -- Illness and physicians -- The dead, burial, and the world to come -- Transmigration of the soul and dybbuks -- The powers of evil and the war against them -- Apostasy and apostates -- Ritual slaughterers -- The Tamim: the simple person -- Hidden tsadikim -- Hospitality -- The prophet Elijah -- The Ba'al Shem Tov's unsuccessful pilgrimage to the land of Israel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-359) and index
Notes PDF (JSTOR, viewed June 18, 2018)
Subject Hasidic parables -- Themes, motives.
Hasidim -- Legends -- Themes, motives.
Genre/Form Legends.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1909821098 (electronic bk.)
9781909821095 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Siporet ha-Ḥasidit. English