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On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead: Basic Concepts in the Kabbalah

Gershom Gerhard Scholem - Religion - 1997 - 328 pages
"A major contribution to our understanding of the Kabbalah." --Arthur Green, Professor of Jewish Thought, Brandeis University In the Zohar and other writings of the Kabbalah ...
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Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

Gershom Gerhard Scholem - Religion - 1961 - 460 pages
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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Origins of the Kabbalah

Gershom Scholem, Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Raphael Jehudah Zwi Werblowsky - History - 1990 - 487 pages
One of the most important scholars of our century, Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) opened up a once esoteric world of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to concerned students of ...
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Gershom Scholem: The Man and His Work

Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Paul R. Mendes-Flohr - Religion - 1994 - 127 pages
In the early part of the twentieth century, Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) founded the academic discipline of the study of Jewish Mysticism. In so doing, he not only broke new ...
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Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, Correspondence 1945-1982

Guy Stroumsa - Religion - 2008 - 228 pages
The long and rich correspondence between the two leading historians of religions Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) and Morton Smith (1915-1991) provides important insights on their ...
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The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940

Walter Benjamin, Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Gary Smith - History - 1980 - 276 pages
The legendary correspondence between the critic Walter Benjamin and the historian Gershom Scholem bears indispensable witness to the inner lives of two remarkable and enigmatic ...
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Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah, 1626-1676

Gershom Gerhard Scholem, R. J. Zwi Werblowsky - History - 1973 - 1000 pages
A richly detailed account of the only messianic movement ever to engulf the entire Jewish world. The twentieth century produced a galaxy of extraordinary Jewish historians ...
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Walter Benjamin: The Story of a Friendship

Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Lee Siegel, Harry Zohn - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 302 pages
The great Jewish scholar shares his insights into philosopher Walter Benjamin, a childhood friend who committed suicide in 1940. Reprint.
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A Life in Letters, 1914-1982

Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Anthony David Skinner, Anthony David - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 547 pages
Inscribing a life that epitomized the intellectual ferment and political drama of an era, this selection of letters gives readers an intimate view of one of the leading lights ...
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From Berlin to Jerusalem: Memories of My Youth

Gershom Scholem - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 187 pages
"A serene, lucid and stylish essay in intellectual autobiography that at the same time commemorates a vanished world."—Times Literary Supplement "An extraordinary life—one ...
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