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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Biblical in origin, the expression "eclipse of God" refers to the Jewish concept of hester panim , the act of God concealing his face as a way of punishing his disobedient subjects. Though this idea is deeply troubling for many people, in this book Martin Buber uses the expression hopefully?for a hiding God is also a God who can be found. First... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Hasidism, a controversial, mystical-religious movement of Eastern European origin, has posed a serious challenge to mainstream Judaism from its earliest beginnings in the middle of the eighteenth century. Decimated by the Holocaust, it has risen like a phoenix from the ashes and has reconstituted itself as a major force in the world of ultra-Orthodox... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 20.95
Scholar, theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber is one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. He believed that the deepest reality of human life lies in the relationship between one being and another. Between Man and Man is the classic work where he puts this belief into practice, applying it to the concrete problems of contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
The sacred tales and aphorisms collected here by Martin Buber have their origins in the traditional Hasidic metaphor of life as a ladder, reaching towards the divine by ascending rungs of perfection. Through Biblical riddles and interpretations, Jewish proverbs and spiritual meditations, they seek to awaken in the reader a full awareness of the urgency... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
Edited by Nahum N. Glatzer With a new Foreword by Rodger Kamenetz ?The question I put before you, as well as before myself, is the question of the meaning of Judaism for the Jews. Why do we call ourselves Jews? I want to speak to you not of an abstraction but of your own life . . . its authenticity and essence.? With these words, Martin Buber takes... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95
This new paperback edition brings together volumes one and two of Buber's classic work Takes of the Hasidim, with a new foreword by Chaim Potok. Martin Buber devoted forty years of his life to collecting and retelling the legends of Hasidim. "Nowhere in the last centuries," wrote Buber in Hasidim and Modern Man, "has the soul-force of Judaism... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 45.00
Edited by Profesor Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr ?No matter how brilliant it may be, the human intellect that wishes to keep to a plane above the events of the day is not really alive,? wrote Martin Buber in 1932. The correspondence of Martin Buber reveals a personality passionately involved in all the cultural and political events of his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95
Meetings sets forth the life of one of the twentieth-century's greatest spiritual philosophers in his own words. A glittering series of reflections and narratives, it seeks not to describe his life in its full entirety, but rather to convey some of his defining moments of uncertainty, revelation and meaning. Recalling the question on the infinity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95
These twenty captivating stories about the founder of the Hasidic faith Israel ben Eliezer called the Baal-Shem or Master of God's Name, provide a profound and charming account of the genesis of Hasidism, still Judaism's most important religious movement. As a delicate and moving portrayal not only of the power of the Baal-Shem's mystical faith, but... more...
- Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99
Famous Zionist philosopher Martin Buber introduces the Western audience in his modern masterpiece. This book is a result of forty years of study, and Buber interprets the ideas and motives that underlie the great Jewish religious movement of Hasidism and its creator, Baal-Shem. Buber?s interpretation of Hasidic stories and teachings influenced the... more...