In the Beginning: Discourse of Chasidic Thought

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J. Aronson, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 300 pages
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In the Beginning is a journey through the Book of Genesis by one of the leading rabbis of our generation. Along this journey, its author shines his light on some of the secrets of Jewish tradition. The reader senses that we are in the presence of a master teacher whose depth of insight helps reveal to us the hidden paths of wisdom that are contained in the Torah.

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Contents

THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE
49
The Inwardness of Evil
69
Banishment from Eden
79
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Adin Steinsaltz is internationally regarded as one of the leading scholars and rabbis of the modern era. His well-known multivolume translation and commentary to the Talmud is currently being published in Hebrew, English, and other languages. He has been a resident scholar at academic institutions in Europe and the United States, among them Yale University and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and is a recipient of the Israel Prize.

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