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Scholem, Gershom 1897-1982

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Major trends in Jewish mysticism by Gershom Scholem( Book )

266 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today. From the Trade Paperback edition
On the Kabbalah and its symbolism by Gershom Scholem( Book )

158 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selon G. Scholem (1897-1982), historien du judaïsme, professeur à l'Université hébraïque de Jérusalem, la kabbale permet de comprendre la psychologie historique du monde juif. Il évalue ici le rôle des différents courants mystiques, montrant ainsi qu'ils sont le ressort de la pérennité du judaïsme, et définit les rapports entre mysticisme et société
Kabbalah by Gershom Scholem( Book )

47 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With origins extending back in time beyond the Dead Sea Scrolls, the body of writings and beliefs known as the Kabbalah has come to be increasingly recognized not only as one of the most intriguing aspects of Judaism but also as an important part of a broader mystical tradition. Now the world's leading authority on the Kabbalah has written one of the most enlightening studies ever to plumb its complex depths and range over its rich history
The Messianic idea in Judaism : and other essays on Jewish spirituality by Gershom Scholem( Book )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These major essays of historical synthesis provide a probing and challenging overview of Jewish history still pertinent to contemporary concerns
Sabbatai Sevi : the mystical Messiah, 1626-1676. by Gershom Scholem( Book )

46 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershom Scholem stands out among modern thinkers for the richness and power of his historical imagination. A work widely esteemed as his magnum opus, Sabbatai Ṣevi offers a vividly detailed account of the only messianic movement ever to engulf the entire Jewish world. Sabbatai Ṣevi was an obscure kabbalist rabbi of seventeenth-century Turkey who aroused a fervent following that spread over the Jewish world after he declared himself to be the Messiah. The movement suffered a severe blow when Ṣevi was forced to convert to Islam, but a clandestine sect survived. A monumental and revisionary work of Jewish historiography, Sabbatai Ṣevi details Ṣevi's rise to prominence and stands out for its combination of philological and empirical authority and passion. This edition contains a new introduction by Yaacob Dweck that explains the scholarly importance of Scholem's work to a new generation of readers
Origins of the Kabbalah by Gershom Scholem( Book )

56 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 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 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 the study of medieval mysticism in general and will be of interest to
The correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940 by Walter Benjamin( Book )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the mystical shape of the godhead : basic concepts in the Kabbalah by Gershom Scholem( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scholem's treatment is complex and stylistically brilliant as he systemically analyzes the history and intellectual background of these critical ideas. Highly recommended."--Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition
Jewish Gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition by Gershom Scholem( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Walter Benjamin, 1910-1940 by Walter Benjamin( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Called "the most important critic of his time" by Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin has emerged as one of the most compelling thinkers of our time as well, his work assuming a crucial place in current debates over the interactions of art, culture, and meaning. A "natural and extraordinary talent for letter writing was one of the most captivating facets of his nature," writes Gershom Scholem in his Foreword; and indeed, Benjamin's correspondence reveals the evolution of some of his most powerful ideas. Published here in English for the first time, these letters offer an intimate picture of Benjamin himself and the times in which he lived. Written in a day when letters were an important vehicle for the presentation and development of intellectual matters, Benjamin's correspondence is rich in insight into the circumstances behind his often difficult work." "These letters provide a lively view of Benjamin's life and thought from his days as a student to his melancholy experiences as an exile in Paris. As he defends his changing ideas to admiring and skeptical friends - poets, philosophers, and radicals - we witness the restless self-analysis of a creative mind far in advance of his own time. Writing at length to Scholem and Theodor Adorno, and exchanging letters with Rainer Maria Rilke, Hannah Arendt, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Max Horkheimer, Max Brod, Bertolt Brecht, and Kafka's friend Felix Weltsch, Benjamin elaborates his ideas about metaphor and language. He reflects on literary figures from Kafka to Karl Kraus, the "Jewish Question" and anti-Semitism, Marxism and Zionism. And he expounds his personal attitudes toward such subjects as the role of quotations in criticism, history, and tradition; the meaning of being a "collector"; and French culture and the national character." "In sum, this magnificent collection is an exceptionally rich source of information and an essential key to understanding one of the preeminent figures of modern culture."--Jacket
Briefe by Walter Benjamin( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershom Scholem : the man and his work by Gershom Scholem( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 scholarly ground; but he also revolutionized the field of Judaic Studies as a whole and left an indelible mark on the study of religion. This book presents essays by several of Israel's eminent scholars, reflecting on Scholem's impact on the academic and Jewish worlds, and his life as a scholar, a Jewish thinker, and an activist. The editor has provided an intellectual and spiritual biography of Scholem, which complements the papers by Ephraim Urbach, Joseph Ben-Shlomo, Isaiah Tishby, Rivka Schatz, Malachi Beit-Arie, Nathan Rotenstreich, and Joseph Dan. Together, they highlight the enduring signficance of Scholem's work, which has remained the touchstone for all further scholarship on Jewish Mysticism and Kabbala. This volume thus sets the context for the current debate conducted by a new generation of scholars, who have introduced fresh ideas, new methodologies--and radical critique of the man they still revere as their master. -- Back cover
Zur Kabbala und ihrer Symbolik by Gershom Scholem( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in German and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über einige Grundbergriffe des Judentums by Gershom Scholem( Book )

51 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von der mystischen Gestalt der Gottheit : Studien zu Grundbegriffen der Kabbala by Gershom Scholem( Book )

34 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ursprung und Anfänge der Kabbala by Gershom Scholem( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in German and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Benjamin und sein Engel : vierzehn Aufsätze und kleine Beiträge by Gershom Scholem( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in mysticism and religion( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in 5 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Benjamin : the story of a friendship by Gershom Scholem( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gershom Scholem is celebrated as the twentieth century's most profound student of the Jewish mystical tradition; Walter Benjamin, as a master thinker whose extraordinary essays mix the revolutionary, the revelatory, and the esoteric. Scholem was a precocious teenager when he met Benjamin, who became his close friend and intellectual mentor. His account of that relationship - which was to remain crucial for both men - is both a celebration of his friend's genius and a lament for the personal and intellectual self-destructiveness that culminated in Benjamin's suicide in 1940." "Walter Benjamin: The Story of a Friendship is an absorbing memoir with the complication of character and motive of a novel. As Scholem revisits the passionate engagements over Marxism and Kabbala, Europe and Palestine that he shared with Benjamin, it is as if he sought to summon up his lost friend's spirit again, to have the last word in the argument that might have saved his life."--Jacket
The angel of history : Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem by Stéphane Mosès( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Angel of History, Mosès looks at three Jewish philosophers--Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem--who formulated a new vision of history in 1920s Germany by moving away from the spirit of assimilation and the Enlightenment belief in humanity's inevitable progress. Instead, they imagined history as discontinuous, made of moments that form no totality but whose ruptures are both more significant--and more promising--than any apparent homogeneity. Their direct experience of the twentieth century's great upheavals led these three thinkers to abandon the old models of causality that had previously accounted for human experience, and their cultural and religious background allowed them to turn to the Jewish experience of history. Jewish messianism always had to confront the experience of catastrophe, deception, and failure. Mosès shows how this tradition informed a genuine Jewish conception of history in which redemption may--or may not--occur at any moment, giving a new chance for hope by locating utopia in the heart of the present. --From publisher's description
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Sabbatai Sevi : the mystical Messiah, 1626-1676.
Alternative Names
G. Xiao le mu 1897-1982

G.-Xiaolemu 1897-1982

G. 肖勒姆 1897-1982

Ge shu mu Suo luo mu 1897-1982

Gershom Scholem

Gershom Scholem filosofo e teologo israeliano

Gershom Scholem filosoof uit Israël (1897-1982)

Gershom Scholem filozof izraelski, badacz mistycyzmu żydowskiego

Gershom Scholem German-born Israeli philosopher and historian

Gershom Scholem historiador i filòsof israelià, investigador de la mística jueva

Gershom Scholem israelischer Hochschullehrer, Forscher der jüdischen Mystik

Geršom Scholem

Geshumu-Suoluomu 1897-1982

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Šolwm, Gerhard 1897-1982

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Suoluomu, Geshumu 1897-1982

Šwlem, Gerhard 1897-1982

Syolem, Kerŭsyom 1897-1982

Xiaolemu, G. 1897-1982

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שולם גרהרד 1897-1982

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שלום גרהרד 1897-1982

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ゲルショム・ショーレム 1897-1982

ショーレム, G


ショーレム,ゲルショム 1897-1982


肖勒姆,G 1897-1982

On the Kabbalah and its symbolismKabbalahThe Messianic idea in Judaism : and other essays on Jewish spiritualitySabbatai Sevi : the mystical Messiah, 1626-1676.Origins of the KabbalahThe correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940On the mystical shape of the godhead : basic concepts in the KabbalahThe correspondence of Walter Benjamin, 1910-1940Walter Benjamin : the story of a friendship