Humanistische Kabbala Im Barock: Leben und Werk des Abraham Cohen de Herrera

Humanistische Kabbala Im Barock: Leben und Werk des Abraham Cohen de Herrera

by Gerold Necker
     
 

The author reconstructs the adventurous life of the Kabbalist Abraham Cohen de Herrera (d. 1635) in the context of his mystic works. Herrera wrote a synthesis between Christian-oriented Renaissance philosophy, humanistic educational tradition and the kabbalistic ideas of Isaac Luria. His biography is exemplary for the importance of Jewish families, who previously

Overview

The author reconstructs the adventurous life of the Kabbalist Abraham Cohen de Herrera (d. 1635) in the context of his mystic works. Herrera wrote a synthesis between Christian-oriented Renaissance philosophy, humanistic educational tradition and the kabbalistic ideas of Isaac Luria. His biography is exemplary for the importance of Jewish families, who previously had undergone forced baptism in Spain, in the economic and political structures of the major European powers in the early Baroque period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110252200
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Series:
Studia Judaica Series, #58
Pages:
298
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Gerold Necker, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

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