sabbatism


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sabbatism

(ˈsæbəˌtɪzəm)
n
(Theology) sabbath observance
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One can therefore understand the essential function that the tradition of Western philosophy has assigned to contemplative life and to inoperativity: properly human praxis is sabbatism that by rendering the specific functions of the living inoperative, opens them to possibility.
After Shabbtai's death in 1676, some "normative Jewish rabbis" in Europe continued to practice Sabbatism in secret, according to Baer.
Shabbtai's actions did not just affect Jews but Christians as well as Muslims in the Ottoman Empire and Europe, so much so that Sabbatism is the first "transregional Jewish cultural phenomenon," writes David Ruderman in Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History.