Jewish Writing 13

Jewish Writing 13 - Ways of the Righteous Anonymous (maybe...

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Works by/for Women Tuesday, April 20, 2010 10:58 AM Tkhines -supplication My.unc.edu Ethical Literature Thursday, April 22, 2010 11:03 AM "Mussar" Book of Pious was sort of indirect ethical literature Dan's Categories of Jewish Ethical Literature: Philosophical Rabbinical Literary Forms Stories Wills Kabbalah Ashkenazi-Hasidic Monographs Three Major Works Paths of the Just Moses Chayim Luzzatto(1707-1746) Earliest known manuscript: Amsterdam, 1738 as dialogue Later, re-arranges and published not as dialogue
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Unformatted text preview: Ways of the Righteous Anonymous (maybe for ethical reason, following Hassidei Ashkenaz ideas?) 15th century Interested in practical ethics Huge success Highly influenced by previous works such as Sefer Hasidim and Hovot ha-Levavot Duties of the Heart 1080 in Spain (Muslim) in Judeo-Arabic, by Bahya Ben Yosef Ibn Pakuda Borrowed from non-Jewish sources esp Muslim/Sufi Extremely influential on all later Jewish Ethical lit...
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