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Author Mark, Zvi.

Title Mysticism and madness : the religious thought of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav / by Zvi Mark
Published London ; New York : Continuum ; [Jerusalem] : Shalom Hartman Institute, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 306 pages)
Series The Kogod library of Judaic studies ; 7
Kogod library of Judaic studies ; 7
Contents Imagination, prophecy and faith : the role of the imagination in religious life, and the character of Bratslavian faith -- On the character of mystical experiences -- Unification : hints, sparks and melody : on the Bratslavian service of God -- Silence and melody facing the void : on the place of the mystic melody in the confrontation with heresy in the writings of R. Nachman of Bratslav -- The land of imagination -- 'Smallness' and 'greatness' and their roots in the kabbalah of the Ari -- The ultimate purpose of knowing is that we do not know -- 'The story of the humble king' : on laughter and foolishness in the service of God
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Naḥman, of Bratslav, 1772-1811.
Consciousness -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
God -- Worship and love.
Music -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Mysticism -- Judaism.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009000786
ISBN 1282875639
1441169385 (electronic bk.)
9781441169389 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Shigaʻon ṿe-daʻat bi-yetsirat R. Naḥman mi-Breslav. English