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Tishby, Isaiah.

Published by Jerusalem: Hotsaat Sefarim `a. Sh. Y. L. Magnes., 1982
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8vo. 267 pages. In Hebrew. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : Cabala. SERIES: Sidrat "Kinus. " Tishby (1908-1992) was a "scholar of Kabbalah, Shabbateanism, ethical Hebrew literature, and Hasidism. Born as Sandor Schwartz in Sanislo, Hungary, Tishby received a traditional rabbinic education but soon became interested in secular literature and scholarly work. He wrote stories, articles, and poems in Hungarian, publishing a collection of Hungarian poems. He settled in Palestine in 1933 and studied at the Hebrew University, joining its department of Hebrew literature in 1951 (professor from 1955) . He wrote the article on hasidic thought in the Encyclopaedia Hebraica, which was also published as a separate book Torat ha-Hasidut ve-Sifrutah (1966) . Other studies of his deal with the messianic element in Hasidism, kabbalistic messianism in 16th-century Italy, and the messianic theology of M. H. Luzzatto and his circle. In 1979 he was awarded the Israel Prize for Jewish Studies. "(Dan, EJ) Has dust jacket that is slightly edgeworn, very good condition. (HEB-4-1) HEB1, rab3, Glick. Bookseller Inventory # 19163

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Publisher: Jerusalem: Hotsaat Sefarim `a. Sh. Y. L. Magnes.

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Paperback

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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