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Mussar Timeline

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Sa’adia Gaon – 933 – Sefer Deot v’Emunot (The Book of Beliefs and Opinions)

R’ Bahya ibn Paquda –  1080 –  Chovot Ha’Levavot (Duties of the Heart)

R’ Shlomo ibn Gabirol – 1045 – Tikkun Middot Ha’Nefesh (Improvement of the Traits of the Soul)

R’ Moshe ben Maimon – 1168 – Shmoneh Perakim (Eight Chapters)

Avraham ben HaRambam – 1230 – Ha’Maspik l’Ovdei HaShem (Guide to Serving God)

Rabenu Yonah Gerondi – 1250 – Shaarei Teshuvah (Gates of Repentance)

Yechiel ben Yekutiel – 1298 – Ma’alot ha-Middot (Book of Higher Virtues)

anonymous – 1540 – Orchot Tzaddikim (Ways of the Righteous)

R’ Moshe Cordovero – 1588 – Tomer Devorah (Palm Tree of Deborah)

R’ Tzvi Hirsch Kaidanover – 1705 – Kav HaYashar (The Just Measure)

R’ Moshe Chaim Luzzatto – 1740 – Messilat Yesharim (Path of the Just)

R’ Yosef Zundel – 1786-1865

R’ Menahem Mendel Leffin – 1811 – Cheshbon Ha’Nefesh (Accounting of the Soul)

R’ Eliezer Papo – 1824 – Pele Yoetz

R’ Yisrael Salanter – 1890 – Ohr Yisrael

R. Simcha Zissel Ziv – 1824-1898 – Chochmah u’Mussar (Wisdom and Mussar)

R’ Nosson Zvi Finkel  – 1849-1927 – Ohr Ha’Tzafon (The Hidden Light)

R’ Yosef Yozel Hurwitz – 1848 – 1919 Madregas ha’Adam (The Levels of Man)

R’ Yerucham  1875 – 1936 Levovitz Da’as, Chochmah u’Mussar (Knowledge, Wisdom and Mussar)

R’ Eliyahu Dessler – 1959-83 – Michtav mi’Eliyahu (Strive for Truth!)

R’ Shlomo Wolbe – 1968 – Alei Shur

R’ Elya Lopian – 1975 –  Lev Eliyahu (Elijah’s Heart)