Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah, 1626-1676

Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah, 1626-1676

by Gershom Gerhard Scholem
     
 

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Messianic longing and expectation, always rife throughout Jewish history, have often found expression in movements prompted by messianic pretenders, forerunners, or prophets. See more details below

Overview

Messianic longing and expectation, always rife throughout Jewish history, have often found expression in movements prompted by messianic pretenders, forerunners, or prophets.

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The New York Review of Books
Immensely important and fascinating. . . . A monumental work of historical scholarship, which recounts in minute detail a moving tragedy of vast dimensions.
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"Immensely important and fascinating. . . . A monumental work of historical scholarship, which recounts in minute detail a moving tragedy of vast dimensions."--The New York Review of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691018096
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1976
Series:
Bollingen Series (General) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.78(d)

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