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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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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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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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The Messianic Idea in Judaism: And Other Essays on Jewish Spirituality

Gershom Gerhard Scholem - Religion - 1995 - 376 pages
Gershom Scholem was the master builder of historical studies of the Kabbalah. When he began to work on this neglected field, the few who studied these texts were either ...
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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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