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The Way Of Man: According to the Teaching of…

The Way Of Man: According to the Teaching of Hasidism

by Martin Buber

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Martin Buber was one of the most significant religious thinkers of the twentieth century. In this short and remarkable book he presents the essential teachings of Hasidism, the mystical Jewish movement which swept through Eastern Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Told through stories of imagination and spirit, together with Buber's own unique insights, The Way of Man offers us a way of understanding ourselves and our place in a spiritual world. 'There is something', he suggests, 'that can only be found in one place. It is a great treasure, which may be called the fulfilment of existence. The place where this treasure can be found is the place on which one stands.' Challenging us to recognize our own potential and to reach our true goal, The Way of Man is a life-enhancing book.… (more)



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  PAFM | Oct 19, 2019 |
A small book, being only 33 pages. What it lacks in length, it more than makes up in weight. Very rich content, with the Hasidic ability to penetrate at many levels of the soul. ( )
  jasonpreyes | Aug 21, 2017 |
PHP #106
  BirmFrdsMtg | Mar 6, 2017 |
One of the great souls of the first half of the 20th century, noted author of "I and Thou" and other influential books. ( )
  FriendshipFLibrary | Nov 3, 2015 |
In short commentaries on Hasidic tales, Buber gives an interpretation of Hasidism and his own distilled wisdom. This extraordinary pamphlet is both readable and profound.
Hasidism is a mysticism that hallows community and everyday life rather than withdraws from it, in favor of joy that can transform and redirect "alien thought." Despair is worse even than sin. Hasidism stresses piety and fervor more than intellectual subtleties. The task of every man is to affirm for God's sake the world and himself, and by this means to transform them both. ( )
  QuakerReviews | Apr 5, 2015 |
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Als Rabbi Schneur Salman, der Raw von Reussen, weil seine Einsicht und sein Weg von einem Anführer der Mithnagdim bei der Regierung verleumdet worden waren, in Petersburg gefangen saß und dem Verhör entgegensah, kam der Oberste der Gendarmerie in seine Zelle.
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The world famous philosopher of “I and Thou” writes on Hasidism, a popular Jewish mystical movement. (from Pendle Hill Bookstore)
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