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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-444) and index.

About the Author

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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KIER8, February 10, 2009 (view all comments by KIER8)
If you want to get a lucid, scholarly take on the Kabbalah read "Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism" by the founder of the modern academic study of Kabbalah, Hebrew University Professor of Jewish Mysticism Gershom Scholem.
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ISBN:
9780805210422
Introduction:
Alter, Robert
Author:
Alter, Robert
Author:
Scholem, Gershom
Author:
Scholem, Gershom Gerhard
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Magick Studies
Subject:
Judaism - Hasidism
Subject:
Cabala
Subject:
Cabala -- History.
Subject:
Mysticism -- Judaism.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
87-585
Publication Date:
19950531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
7.98 x 5.2 x 1.01 in 1 lb

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