Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 17, 2011 - Religion - 496 pages
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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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Contents

MERKABAH MYSTICISM AND JEWISH
40
ABRAHAM ABULAFIA AND
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THE ZOHAR I THE BOOK AND
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THE ZOHAR 11 THE THEOSOPHIC
205
ISAAC LURIA AND HIS SCHOOL pp 244286
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SABBATIANISM AND MYSTICAL
287
HASIDISM THE LATEST PHASE pp 325350
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NOTES pp 351424
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About the author (2011)

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.


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