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Kabbalah and modernity [electronic resource] : interpretations, transformations, adaptations / edited by Boaz Huss, Marco Pasi and Kocku von Stuckrad.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (442 p.)
Series:
Aries book series ; v. 10.
Aries book series, 1871-1405 ; v. 10
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Subjects:
Cabala -- History -- 19th century.
Cabala -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The persistence of kabbalistic groups in the twentieth century has largely been ignored or underestimated by scholars of religion. Only recently have scholars began to turn their attention to the many-facetted roles that kabbalistic doctrines and schools have played in nineteenth- and twentieth-century culture. Often, and necessarily, this new interest and openness went along with a contextualization and re-valuation of earlier scholarly approaches to kabbalah. This volume brings together leading representatives of this ongoing debate in order to break new ground for a better understanding and conceptualization of the role of kabbalah in modern religious, intellectual, and political discourse.
Contents:
Preliminary Material / B. Huss , M. Pasi and K. Stuckrad
Introduction. Kabbalah And Modernity / Boaz Huss , Marco Pasi and Kocku Von Stuckrad
Philology As Kabbalah / Andreas B. Kilcher
Beyond The Burden Of Idealism: For A New Appreciation Of The Visual Lore In The Kabbalah / Giulio Busi
The Future Of The Kabbalah: On The Dislocation Of Past Primacy, The Problem Of Evil, And The Future Of Illusions / Eric Jacobson
Kabbalah And Secret Societies In Russia (Eighteenth To Twentieth Centuries) / Konstantin Burmistrov
The Beginnings Of Occultist Kabbalah: Adolphe Franck And Eliphas Lévi / Wouter J. Hanegraaff
Paul Vulliaud (1875–1950) And Jewish Kabbalah / Jean-Pierre Brach
Oriental Kabbalah And The Parting Of East And West In The Early Theosophical Society / Marco Pasi
\'The Sufi Society From America\': Theosophy And Kabbalah In Poona In The Late Nineteenth Century / Boaz Huss
The Imagined Decline Of Kabbalah: The Kabbalistic Yeshiva Sha’Ar Ha-Shamayim And Kabbalah In Jerusalem In The Beginning Of The Twentieth Century / Jonathan Meir
The Status Of The (Non)Jewish Other In The Apocalyptic Messianism Of Menahem Mendel Schneerson / Elliot R. Wolfson
Marriage And Sexual Behavior In The Teachings Of The Kabbalah Centre / Jody Myers
Madonna And The Shekhinah: The Playful Transgression Of Gender Roles In Popular Culture / Kocku Von Stuckrad
Erwin Neutzsky-Wulff And The Neurological Landscape Of The Sefirot / Sara Moldrup Thejls
‘The Great Goal Of The Political Will Is Leviathan’: Ernst Junger And The Cabala Of Enmity / Steven M. Wasserstrom
Pragmatism And Piety: The American Spiritual And Philosophical Roots Of Jewish Renewal / Shaul Magid
Contemporary Jewish Mysticism And Palestinian Suicide Bombing / Gideon Aran
Notes On Contributors / B. Huss , M. Pasi and K. Stuckrad
Index Of Persons / B. Huss , M. Pasi and K. Stuckrad
Index Of Subjects / B. Huss , M. Pasi and K. Stuckrad.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Huss, Boaz
Pasi, Marco.
Stuckrad, Kocku von, 1966-
ISBN:
1-282-95246-3
9786612952463
90-04-18287-X
OCLC:
695990132
Publisher Number:
10.1163/ej.9789004182844.i-436 DOI