Gershom Scholem

The Man and His Work (Suny Series in Judaica)
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State University of New York Press
Biography: general, Jewish studies, Judaism, Mysticism, Historiography, Biography/Autobiography, Scholem, Gershom Gerhard,, Religion - Judaism, Judaism - General, Israel, Biography, 1897-, Congresses, Jewish sch
ContributionsGershom Gerhard Scholem (Editor), Paul R. Mendes-Flohr (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7801561M
ISBN 100791421260
ISBN 139780791421260

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Band 8: Theodor W. Adorno/Gershom Scholem, Briefwechsel Gershom Scholem was the preeminent 20th C. scholar of Jewish mysticism. This thin volume introduces Zohar, a central text of Jewish mysticism, which is also called Kababalah. The Zohar, a book of splendor, was written down, gathered, likely conceived and created by Moses de Leon in 13th century in Spain.

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He is the author of Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and Counter-History, the co-author of Hasidism: A New History, and a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award.

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One of the most important scholars of our century, Gershom Scholem () opened up a once esoteric world of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to concerned students of religion. The Kabbalah is a rich tradition of repeated attempts to achieve and portray direct experiences of God: its twelfth-and thirteenth-century beginnings in southern France and Spain are probed in /5(2).

Gershom Scholem was born Gerhard Scholem in Berlin in The Scholem family had lived in Berlin since the early part of the nineteenth century. Gerhard's father Arthur was an assimilated Jew and German nationalist, quite common among middle-class Berlin Jews at that time.

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Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in He is the author of From Berlin to Jerusalem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism, On the. Gershom Scholem (–) was a German-born Israeli philosopher and historian.

He was professor of Jewish mysticism at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. David Biale is the Emanuel Ringelblum Distinguished Professor of Jewish History at the University of California, Davis.

He is the author of Gershom Scholem: Master of the : Princeton University Press. German-born Gerhard (Gershom) Scholem (–), the preeminent scholar of Jewish mysticism, delved into the historical analysis of kabbalistic literature from late antiquity to the twentieth by: 1.

About Greetings From Angelus. A bilingual collection of poetry from pioneering scholar in Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism, Gershom Scholem.

With this volume, Scholem’s work reaches beyond the confines of the academy and enters a literary dialogue with writers and philosophers like Walter Benjamin and Hans Jonas.

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 amateurs who were looking for occult wisdom, or old-style Kabbalists who were seeking guidance on their spiritual journeys.

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Scholem rejects the generally accepted view of Sabbateanism as an expression of the yearning for salvation among the poor and illiterate, and he denies that it had any vital connection with the Heidamak pogroms of — Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in Among his most important works are Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism, On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism, On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead, and editor of Zohar, the Book of Splendor: Basic Readings Format: Ebook.

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Finally, This Author Puts the Great Gershom Scholem in Context. A new Hebrew biography is the first to place the philosopher-historian’s remarkable breadth in a historical light, while offering a coherent understanding of his professional and political development.

Gershom Scholem helped plant the seed for my contrarian yearning—the wish for a Godless god, and for an outlaw’s Law, and a revelation that Author: George Prochnik.Brooklyn. Archipelago Books.

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Scholem had not written his poetry with publication in mind—these were private poems, sent in letters to friends or hidden in his diaries for his eyes .Scholem, Gershom a work crucial in Scholem's oeuvre. The book is a contribution not only to the history of Jewish medieval mysticism but also to the study of medieval mysticism in general and will be of interest to historians and psychologists, as well .