Long Shorter Way (Steinsaltz)

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Author: Adin Steinsaltz Publisher: Maggid Books Format: 5½" x 8½" Hardcover, 388 Pages Language: English Over the course of several years, Rabbi Steinsaltz delivered a series of lectures on Hasidic thought to a select group of students in Jerusalem. These discourses, based on Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi`s classic Hasidic work, the Tanya, have been faithfully and artfully translated and edited to form The Long Shorter Way (Jason Aronson, 1988), a major interpretation and exploration of Hasidism. Like the Tanya itself, The Long Shorter Way focuses on the profound dilemma of the beinoni, the intermediate person who, neither purely wicked nor purely good, must struggle with evil and temptation throughout his or her life. Each of The Long Shorter Way`s fifty-three characters corresponds to a chapter in the Tanya. Within each chapter, Rabbi Steinsaltz elucidates the complex nature of man as he strives to attain unity with the Divine One. The book compels the reader to deep personal inspection. One does not merely read this book; one must absorb it, internalize it, and make it part of one`s very being. The Long Shorter Way is a mature guide to becoming a fully realized human being.
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Last Update Dec 2, 2023
Dimensions 5½" x 8½"
Binding Hardcover
Author (English) Adin Steinsaltz
Published By Maggid Books
Language English
ISBN13 9781592643158
Link For More Information https://store.kehotonline.com/prodinfo.asp?number=EAR-LONG
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