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Author Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman, 1924-2014.

Title A heart afire : stories and teachings of the early Hasidic masters / translated and retold with commentary by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Netanel Miles-Yepez ; with a foreword by Arthur Green
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 406 pages)
Contents The hidden tradition and the Ba'al Shem Tov -- The circle of the Ba'al Shem and the Maggid of Mezritch -- The circle of the Maggid and the rebbe king
Summary A guided tour of Hasidism and Hasidic storytelling introducing the reader to rare and unique translations of Hasidism. Gives readers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of Hasidic wisdom and narrative and in the teachings of a modern Hasidic teacer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-390) and index
Notes Translated from the Hebrew
Print version record
Subject Hasidim -- Legends.
Hasidism -- History.
Jewish legends.
Rabbis -- Legends.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Miles-Yepez, Netanel.
LC no. 2008028587
ISBN 0827609841 (electronic bk.)
9780827609846 (electronic bk.)