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This presentation examines several autobiographical fragments of the most important Frankist document, The Words of the Lord. It focuses on the motif of recurrent divine calls to 'go to Poland' and, ultimately, the justification of Frank's conversion to Christianity.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • The Collection of the Words of the Lord spoken in Bruenn

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http://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/emw/emw2011/

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22-8-2011 11:00 AM

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University of Texas at Austin

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Aug 22nd, 11:00 AM

Descend to the Abyss: Jacob Frank's going to Poland

University of Texas at Austin

This presentation examines several autobiographical fragments of the most important Frankist document, The Words of the Lord. It focuses on the motif of recurrent divine calls to 'go to Poland' and, ultimately, the justification of Frank's conversion to Christianity.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • The Collection of the Words of the Lord spoken in Bruenn

http://fordham.bepress.com/emw/emw2011/emw2011/4