Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl: Upright Practices  -     By: Arthur Green
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Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl: Upright Practices

Paulist Press / 1982 / Paperback

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Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl (1730-1797), was rabbi of the small Jewish community of Chernobyl, near Kiev in the Ukgraine. A member of the Maggid school of Miezrich, he was part of the Hasidic movement that played a key role in the history of Eastern Europe Jewry. In this volume, two of Rabbi Nahum's works are made available to the general reader for the first time in English. Upright Practices is a devotional manual of personal practices recommended by the Hasidic master for his disciples. The Light of the Eyes is a collection of himilies based ont he Book of Genesis. Until now chiefly the sacred property of the Hasidim, these homilies are prime examples of the genre that, more than any other, reveals the earnestness and dept of Hasidic spirituality.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Paulist Press
Publication Date: 1982
ISBN: 0809123746
ISBN-13: 9780809123742
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/26/14.

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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". -- The Christian Century

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