Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

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by Gershom Scholem
     
 

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A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today.


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A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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A new introduction by Robert Alter reiterates the importance of Scholem's contribution to establishing the symbolic language which Jews used to express their "sense of connection to eternal things."

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ISBN-13:
9780307791481
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/17/2011
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Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
496
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Gershom Scholem was professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem until his death in 1982. He is also the author of The Messianic Idea in Judaism, On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism,  On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead and Zohar.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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This groundbreaking work by the master scholar of Jewish mysticism is a must read for anyone who wishes to know the subject.