Gershom Scholem's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism 50 Years After: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the History of Jewish Mysticism

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Peter Schäfer, Joseph Dan
Mohr Siebeck, 1993 - History - 336 pages
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Contents

Introduction by the Editors
1
R J Zwi WERBLOWSKY
10
ITHAMAR GRUENWALD
25
MICHAEL FISHBANE
33
Response
49
PETER SCHAFER
59
PHILIP S ALEXANDER
79
Hasidism in Medieval Germany
87
MARK VERMAN
163
Zohar
181
Forms of Visionary Ascent as Ecstatic Experience in the Zoharic
209
YORAM JACOBSON
239
Luria and his Disciples
257
R J Zwi WERBLOWSKY
277
HILLEL LEVINE
283
Hasidism
303

IVAN G MARCUS
103
MOSHE IDEL
117
RONALD KIENER
145
MOSHE HALLAMISH
325
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About the author (1993)

Joseph Dan, Born 1935, studied at the Hebrew University, 1964 Ph.D; since 1982 Gershom Scholem Professor for Kabbala; 1993-2002 Guest Professor for Jewish Studies at the Freie Universitat Berlin, since 2002 Professor emeritus.Peter Schafer, Born 1943; 1968 PhD; since 1998 Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion at Princeton University; since 2005 the Director of Princeton's Program in Judaic Studies.

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