Franklin

Women and the Messianic heresy of Sabbatai Zevi : 1666--1816 / Ada Rapoport-Albert ; translated from the Hebrew by Deborah Greniman.

Author/Creator:
Rapoport-Albert, Ada.
Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 386 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series).
Littman library of Jewish civilization
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Subjects:
Sabbathaians -- History.
Women in Judaism.
Equality.
Shabbethai Tzevi, 1626-1676.
Frank, Jacob, approximately 1726-1791.
Pseudo-Messiahs.
Hasidism -- History.
Contents:
Introduction
Female prophets in Sabbatianism
Historical precedents and contexts
Sabbatian women as religious activists
Women in sectarian Sabbatianism
The egalitarian agenda: sources of inspiration and modes of implementation
In the egalitarian 'family' of Jacob Frank
The redemptive 'maiden'
'The mother of God': Frank and the Russian sectarians
Conclusion: from Sabbatianism to Hasidism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Greniman, Deborah.
ISBN:
9781904113843
1904113842
OCLC:
191927456