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The Jewish Post and Opinion
Literature about Hasidism in English is one of three kinds: scholarly articles which analyze the history and philosophy of Hasidism on the basis of early documents, selective anthologies of tales and legends which perpetuate the conventional image of Hasidic literature, and popular discussions of Hasidic life and lore which portray the Hasidim as joyful mystics who guard traditional Judaism from the threat of modernity.
Originally published by The Jewish Post and Opinion © 1969.
Ben-Amos, D. (1969). Hasidim As People: Review of Jerome Mintz, Legends of the Hasidim: An Introduction to Hasidic Culture and Oral Tradition in the New World. The Jewish Post and Opinion, 7-. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/nelc_papers/62
Date Posted: 22 September 2017