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Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982

Author: Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith; Guy G Stroumsa
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Jerusalem studies in religion and culture, v. 9.
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The American historian of ancient religions Morton Smith (1915-1991), had studied with the great scholar of Jewish mysticism Gershom Scholem (1897-1982), while in Jerusalem during the Second World War. After the war, the two started a long, fascinating and at times intense correspondence that ended only with Scholem's death. These letters, found in the Scholem archive in the National Library in Jerusalem, provide a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondence Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scholem, Gershom Gerhard, 1897-1982.
Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(DLC) 2008009748
(OCoLC)213318566
Named Person: Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith; Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith; Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith; Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gershom Scholem; Morton Smith; Guy G Stroumsa
ISBN: 9789047433767 9047433769
OCLC Number: 711004461
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 206 pages).
Contents: Cover13; --
Introduction --
Letters 18211;122 --
Appendix A --
Publications and Work in Progress --
Appendix B --
Appendix C --
Index.
Series Title: Jerusalem studies in religion and culture, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Guy G. Stroumsa.

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The long and rich correspondence between the two leading historians of religions Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) and Morton Smith (1915-1991) provides important insights on their world and approach. In  Read more...

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