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Major trends in Jewish mysticism.

Author/Creator:
Scholem, Gershom, 1897-1982.
Publication:
New York Schocken Books [©1946]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 454 pages.
Edition:
[Rev. ed.].
Series:
The Hilda Strook [sic] lectures, 1938, delivered at the Jewish Institute of Religion, New York.
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Subjects:
Mysticism -- Judaism.
Contents:
General characteristics of Jewish mysticism
Merkabah mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism
Hasidism in mediaeval Germany
Abraham Abulafia and the doctrine of prophetic Kabbalism
The Zohar I : the book and its author
The Zohar II : The theosophic doctrine of the Zohar
Isaac Luria and his school
Sabbatianism and mystical heresy
Hasidism : the latest phase.
Notes:
An enl. version of nine lectures, tr. in part by George Lichtheim, seven of which were delivered at the Jewish Institute of Religion, two on other occasions.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-438).
Local notes:
Errata slip inserted.
Contributor:
Yarnall Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Lichtheim, George, 1912-1973, translator.
Jewish Institute of Religion (New York, N.Y.)
OCLC:
1210905