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Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and Jewish spirituality

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kook, Abraham Isaac, 1865-1935,
  • Orthodox Judaism -- History -- 20th century,
  • Religious Zionism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-324) and indexes.

    Statementedited by Lawrence J. Kaplan and David Shatz.
    SeriesReappraisals in Jewish social and intellectual history
    ContributionsKaplan, Lawrence., Shatz, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM755.K66 R285 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1093122M
    ISBN 100814746527, 0814746535
    LC Control Number94017494


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