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How Did Maimonides Influence Chassidism?

The roots of Chassidic mysticism (devekut) in the writings of Maimonides

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How Did Maimonides Influence Chassidism?: The roots of Chassidic mysticism (devekut) in the writings of Maimonides

Maimonides is often thought of as an ultra rationalist. But several scholars of chassidism have shown that his views on how a human being can become attached to G-d were a seminal influence in the development of chassidic thought and practice.
Chassidism, Jewish History, Maimonides
The most renowned of the Jewish medieval scholars, Maimonides indelibly changed the face of Judaism. Read about his scholarship and achievements, and the modern-day global campaign to incorporate his teachings into every Jew’s daily study schedule.
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