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Scholem, Gershom 1897-1982

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Major trends in Jewish mysticism by Gershom Scholem( Book )
178 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,361 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 )
134 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
Gershom Scholem guides the reader through central themes in the intricate history of the Kabbalah. He clarifies 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 concept of God; and the symbolism employed in mystical religion. He conveys his immense erudition with a lucidity that has earned him the admiration of the scholarly world and the appreciation of lay readers
Kabbalah by Gershom Scholem( Book )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,328 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 )
41 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,186 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 )
47 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,140 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 )
46 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 1,019 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 historians and psychologists, as well as to students of the history of religion
Zohar : the Book of splendor by Gershom Scholem( Book )
42 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and German and held by 709 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 598 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 )
34 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Hebrew and held by 572 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 566 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
The correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940 by Walter Benjamin( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Briefe by Walter Benjamin( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Zur Kabbala und ihrer Symbolik by Gershom Scholem( Book )
55 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Gershom Scholem : the man and his work by Gershom Scholem( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 327 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
Briefwechsel 1933-1940 by Walter Benjamin( Book )
27 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in German and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Ursprung und Anfänge der Kabbala by Gershom Scholem( Book )
27 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in German and English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Main description: Der gebürtige Berliner Gershom Scholem (1897 - 1982), der 1923 nach Jerusalem emigrierte, wurde einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit zunächst hauptsächlich als der Freund und Nachlaßverwalter Walter Benjamins, als Schüler, Verehrer und Antipode Martin Bubers und als Kritiker Franz Rosenzweigs bekannt. Erst in den letzten Jahrzehnten wurde die ungewöhnliche Breite und Tiefe seines Denkens zunehmend als herausragender Beitrag zur europäischen Geistesgeschichte erkannt. Heute gilt Scholem als einer der führenden Intellektuellen Westeuropas und Amerikas und einer der wichtigsten Juden des 20. Jahrhunderts überhaupt. Im Zentrum von Scholems schier unüberschaubaren Veröffentlichungen stand die Erforschung der als Kabbala bezeichneten jüdischen Mystik und mittelalterlichen Esoterik. Erst durch seine kritische Erfassung und Untersuchung der Quellen wurde es möglich, diese reichen, geheimnisvollen und versunkenen Traditionen jüdischer Geschichte zu entschlüsseln. Aus der Fülle seiner Publikationen ragt das Buch über "Ursprung und Anfänge der Kabbala" (1948 auf Hebräisch erschienen) heraus, das Scholem im persönlichen Gespräch als sein Hauptwerk bezeichnete. Die Neuauflage dieses Klassikers wird durch ein Geleitwort von Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich eröffnet, dessen persönlicher Verbindung zu Scholem und unermüdlichem Einsatz es zu verdanken ist, daß Scholems Werk 1962 überhaupt in einer deutschen Ausgabe erscheinen konnte. In einem ausführlichen Nachwort würdigt Joseph Dan, Schüler und Nachfolger Scholems auf dem Lehrstuhl für jüdische Mystik an der Hebräischen Universität von Jerusalem, Scholems epochalen Beitrag zur kritischen Erforschung der jüdischen Mystik
Judaica by Gershom Scholem( Book )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Über einige Grundbergriffe des Judentums by Gershom Scholem( Book )
52 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Les grands courants de la mystique juive : la Merkaba, la Gnose, la Kabbale, le Zohar, le Sabbatianisme, le Hassidisme by Gershom Scholem( Book )
65 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Von der mystischen Gestalt der Gottheit : Studien zu Grundbegriffen der Kabbala by Gershom Scholem( Book )
35 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in German and held by 251 libraries worldwide
 
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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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Syolem, Kerŭsyom 1897-1982
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Шолем Г.Г. 1897-1982
Шолем, Гершом
Шолем, Гершом Герхард 1897-1982
גרשם, שלום
שולם, גרהרד
שולם גרהרד 1897-1982
שולם, גרשום
שלום, גרהרד
שלום גרהרד 1897-1982
שלום, גרשום
שלום, גרשום בן ארתור
שלום, גרשם
שלום, גרשם 1897־
שלום גרשם 1897-1982
שלום, גרשם גרהרד
گرشام شوئلم تاریخ‌نگار، کتابدار، و فیلسوف اسرائیلی
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ゲルショム・ショーレム
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
ショーレム,ゲルショム 1897-1982
哥舒姆·舒勒姆
肖勒姆,G 1897-1982
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English (597)
German (315)
French (120)
Spanish (43)
Polish (8)
Chinese (5)
Hungarian (4)
Italian (4)
Hebrew (4)
Czech (4)
Romanian (3)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (1)
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