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Does Being Spiritual Mean Rejecting Our Bodies?

Jewish approaches to asceticism from the Mishnah to Chassidic teachings

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Does Being Spiritual Mean Rejecting Our Bodies?: Jewish approaches to asceticism from the Mishnah to Chassidic teachings

Some Jewish commentators saw the conflict between body and soul as insurmountable, others saw it as non-existent, yet others saw it as an opportunity for a step by step process of mystical synthesis
Ascetcism: Jewish Perspectives  
Physicality and Spirituality, Body & Soul, Ethics of the Fathers, Asceticism

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