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Contents PREFACE: Ira F. Stone..................................................................................ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................................................................................xi INTRODUCTION: IRA F. STONE.............................................................. xiii The Kaplan Translation: Appreciation and Critique Mussar Theory and Practice Final Thoughts on Kaplan and Luzzatto INTRODUCTION: MORDECAI M. KAPLAN...................................... xxiii MESILLAT YESHARIM: Preface: Moses Hayyim Luzzatto.....................................................................1 Chapter 1: A General Review of the Duty of Human Beings in the World.................................................................................... 16 Chapter 2: Concerning the Trait of Watchfulness. ........................................... 35 Chapter 3: Concerning the Divisions of Watchfulness................................... 40 Chapter 4: Concerning the Manner of Acquiring Watchfulness. ................... 49 Chapter 5: Concerning the Factors Which Detract from Watchfulness and the Withdrawing of Oneself from Them..........................68 Chapter 6: Concerning the Trait of Zeal........................................................... 81 Chapter 7: Investigating the Divisions of Zeal................................................. 90 Chapter 8: The Manner of Acquiring Zeal....................................................... 95 Chapter 9: Concerning the Factors Which Detract from Zeal and the Withdrawing of Oneself from Them.................................. 99 Chapter 10: The Trait of Cleanliness...............................................................106 Chapter 11: Concerning the Particulars of the Trait of Cleanliness........... 110 Chapter 12: Concerning the Means of Acquiring Cleanliness..................... 159 Chapter 13: Concerning the Trait of Separation............................................162 Chapter 14: Concerning the Divisions of Separation. ...................................174 Chapter 15: Concerning the Means of Acquiring Separation...................... 177 Chapter 16: Concerning the Trait of Purity....................................................181 Chapter 17: Concerning the Means of Acquiring Purity..............................187 Chapter 18: Investigating the Trait of Hasidut................................................190 Chapter 19: Concerning the Divisions of Hasidut. .........................................195 Chapter 20: Concerning the Weighing of Hasidut..........................................230 Chapter 21: Concerning the Means of Acquiring Hasidut............................236 Chapter 22: Concerning the Trait of Humility...............................................240 Chapter 23: Concerning the Means of Acquiring Humility.........................252 Chapter 24: Concerning the Fear of Sin..........................................................258 Chapter 25: The Manner of Acquiring the Fear of Sin................................265 Chapter 26: Concerning the Trait of Holiness...............................................267 NOTES..................................................................................................................275 Mesillat Yesharim: Hebrew Text. .............................................277 Bibliography...............................................................................................509 ...

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ISBN
9780827611221
Related ISBN
9780827608566
MARC Record
OCLC
794925430
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
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