Gershom Scholem and the mystical dimension of Jewish history by Joseph Dan

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Scholem, Gershom Gerhard, 1897-,
  • Mysticism -- Judaism -- Historiography.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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StatementJoseph Dan.
SeriesModern Jewish masters series ;, 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM723 .D36 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727851M
ISBN 100814717799
LC Control Number86021760

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Indeed, he once commented that when he began his studies, “All I found were scattered, shabby pages, and I transformed them into history.”. THREE BOOKS should be written about Gershom Scholem. This is intended to be one of them. One book should describe Scholem and the twentieth century: his background, his approach to Zionism, and his immigration to Jerusalem (subjects dealt with in his autobiography,From Berlin to Jerusalem),¹ his activity in Jerusalem and at the Hebrew University, his friendships with Agnon² and other great.

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The daunting achievement of Gershom Scholem () poses a certain quandary for the evolution of subsequent scholarship. His studies of Jewish mysticism, from the early rabbinic period through the medieval Kabbalah to the Hasidism of the 18th and 19th centuries, are so comprehensive and searching, so intellectually compelling, that it might appear as though further investigations in the.

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IN : 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 Origins of the Kabbalah, a work crucial in Scholem's oeuvre.

The book is a contribution not only to the history of Jewish medieval mysticism but also to. Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History. New York University Press. Paul Mendes-Flohr (editor).

Gershom Scholem: The Man and His Work. SUNY Press. Eliezer Schweid. Translated by David Avraham Weiner. Judaism and Mysticism According to Gershom Scholem: A Critical Analysis and Programmatic Discussion. Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and counter-history (2. ed.). Cambridge: Harvard Univ.

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Born to an assimilated family in Berlin, he was attracted in his youth to Judaism and Zionism and studied major Hebrew Jewish texts and Kabbalah by himself. After completing a Ph.D. thesis in. Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History by Joseph Dan Gershom Scholem () is without question a “master” of Jewish studies.

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3 J. Dan, Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History (New York: New York University Press, ) 2–3. 4 For the texts and translations of the Hekhalot writings, see P. Jewish Mysticism, by J. Abelson (HTML with commentary at ) Filed under: Mysticism -- Judaism -- Historiography Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History (New York and London: New York University Press, ), by Joseph Dan (HTML with commentary at NYU Press).

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New York: New York University Press, Chapter 5. “The Enigmatic Book Bahir.” • _____. Kabbalah: Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts.

Association for Jewish Studies review. Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Thought [usually articles in Hebrew; but with English summaries] C. Reference: Scholem, G. Bibliographia Kabbalistica.

Leipzig, Spector, S. Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah. New York, • Bokser, Ben Zion. The Jewish Mystical Tradition. New York: The Pilgrim Press, Section 7. “Sefer haBahir” (translated excerpts). • Dan, Joseph. Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History [MODERN JEWISH MASTERS SERIES #2].

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A substantial body of Jewish mystical tales constitute the legendary dimension of the Jewish mystical tradition. These tales cover a range of mystical experiences, not only of mystical union but of visions, dreams, soul travel, encounters with angels and demons, possession by both good and evil spirits, miracles and experiences out of body and out of time.

Academic study of Jewish mysticism, especially since Gershom Scholem's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (), distinguishes between different forms of mysticism across different eras of Jewish these, Kabbalah, which emerged in 12th-century Europe, is the most well known, but not the only typologic form, or the earliest to previous forms were Merkabah mysticism (c.

The Books of Contemplation: Medieval Jewish Mystical Sources. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, _____. “The Evolution of the Circle of Contemplation,” in Gershom Scholem’s Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism 50 Years After: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the History of Jewish Mysticism, –.

Gershom Scholem was one of the great scholars of the twentieth century. Almost single-handedly, he created the modern academic study of Jewish mysticism, a subject that had been scorned by earlier generations of historians.

But that achievement, remarkable though it is, hardly explains why he remains such an object of fascination so long after his [ ].Dan, Joseph,Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History, New York, New York University Press.

(Scholar) Goetschel, Willi and Nils Roemer eds.,Theme Issue on Gershom Scholem, Washington, DC.However, it should be read after studying Scholem's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism.

Idel's book is predicated on Scholem's. The main benefit in Idel's work is that he studies the experiential dimension of Kabbalah too. He is very interested in the actual practices that kabbalists used, not just their doctrines and myths and their history 4/5.

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