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Author Dein, Simon, 1959-
Title Lubavitcher messianism : what really happens when prophecy fails? / Simon Dein.
Imprint New York : Continuum, [2010]
©2010

Author Dein, Simon, 1959-
Series Continuum studies in Jewish thought
Subject Schneerson, Menachem Mendel, 1902-1994.
Habad -- History -- 21st century.
Messiah -- Judaism.
Prophecy -- Judaism.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Stamford Hill (London, England) -- Religious life and customs -- 21st century.
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs -- 21st century.
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents When a prophecy fails: from cognition to performance -- Ethnography in Stamford Hill and in Crown Heights -- Lubavitch and its messianism -- The death of the Rebbe -- Messianism in Stamford Hill -- Ritualizing the Rebbe in Crown Heights -- The convert's zeal -- Making the Rebbe present through the media -- The Lubavitcher Rebbe and the early church -- Conclusion: what really happens when a prophecy fails?
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441151759 (electronic bk.)
1441151753 (electronic bk.)
9781441112231
1441112235
ISBN/ISSN 9786613015815
OCLC # 710051597
Additional Format Print version: Dein, Simon, 1959- Lubavitcher messianism. New York : Continuum, ©2010 9781441112231 (DLC) 2010035491 (OCoLC)648934472


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