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On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism

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In On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism, Gershom Scholem guides the reader through the central themes in the intricate history of the Kabbalah, clarifying the relations between mysticism and established religious authority, the mystics' interpretation of the Torah and their attempts to discover the hidden meaning underlying Scripture, the tension between the philosophical and the mystical concepts of God, and the symbolism employed in mystical religion.

About the Author

Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in 1982. Among his most important works are Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism, and On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805210514
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Foreword:
McGinn, Bernard
Foreword:
McGinn, Bernard
Author:
Manheim
Author:
Scholem, Gershom
Author:
Scholem, Gershom Gerhard
Author:
Manheim, Ralph
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Judaism - History
Subject:
Judaism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Cabala
Subject:
Golem
Subject:
Cabala -- History.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
6701
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.02x5.26x.70 in. .60 lbs.

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