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dc.contributor.authorRuderman, David B.
dc.identifier.citationRuderman, David B. A best-selling Hebrew book of the modern era : the Book of the Covenant of Pinḥas Hurwitz and its remarkable legacy (Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2014)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis manuscript is a literary history of The Book of Covenant, an encyclopedic work of science, philosophy, and ethics written in the late-eighteenth century by Jewish philosopher and polymath Pinhas Hurwitz. Ruderman explores the reasons for the book's huge popularity--it has been republished in forty editions in the last century--as well as its lasting influence on Jewish and kabbalistic thought, and its important place in Jewish society's confrontation with modernity.en_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Washington Pressen_US
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dc.subjectHurwitz, Phinehas Elijah, 1765-1821. Sefer ha-berit ; Judaism and scienceen_US
dc.title“Behind a Best Seller: Kabbalah, Science, and Loving One’s Neighbor in Pinhas Hurwitz’s Sefer ha-Brit”en_US
dc.title.alternativeWho Were the Readers of Sefer ha-Brit and Why Did They Read it?en_US

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