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The Messianic idea in Judaism and other essays on Jewish spirituality / Gershom Scholem.

Author/Creator:
Scholem, Gershom, 1897-1982.
Publication:
New York, Schocken Books, [1971].
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 376 pages 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Messiah -- Judaism.
Judaism -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Toward an understanding of the messianic Idea in Judaism
The messianic Idea in Kabbalism
The crisis of tradition in Jewish messianism
Redemption through sin
The crypto-Jewish sect of the Dönmeh (Sabbatians) in Turkey
A Sabbatian will from New York
The neutralization of the messianic element in early hasidism
Devekut, or communion with God
Martin Buber's interpretation of hasidism
The tradition of the thirty-six hidden just men
The star of David: history of a symbol
Revelation and tradition of religious categories in judaism
The science of judaism-then and now
At the completion of Buber's translation of the Bible
On the 1930 edition of Rosenzweig's Star of Redemption
The politics of mysticism: Isaac Breuer's New Kuzari
The Golem of Prague and the Golem of Rehovot.
Notes:
Michael A. Meyer translated ten of the seventeen essays. Hillel Halkin translated on from Hebrew.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acc.# 2539
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy is "Fourth Printing, 1978".
Potok Collection copy is paperbound, 21 cm. and "Schocken Books SB362".
Potok Collection copy has bookmark from Penn Center Books with ms. annotations laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1971
Contributor:
Meyer, Michael A.
Halkin, Hillel, 1939-
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0805203621 (pbk.)
OCLC:
145591