Origins of the Kabbalah - Gershom Gerhard Scholem

Origins of the Kabbalah

Origins of the Kabbalah

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With the publication of The Origins of the Kabbalah in 1950, one of the most important scholars of our century brought the obscure world of Jewish mysticism to a wider audience for the first time. A crucial work in the oeuvre of Gershom Scholem, this book details the beginnings of the Kabbalah in twelfth- and thirteenth-century southern France and Spain, showing its rich tradition of repeated attempts to achieve and portray direct experiences of God. The Origins of the Kabbalah is a contribution not only to the history of Jewish medieval mysticism, but also to the study of medieval mysticism in general. Now with a new foreword by David Biale, this book remains essential reading for students of the history of religion.
Language: English Category: Religion & Spirituality Series: Princeton Classics: 79 Translator: Allan Arkush

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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 2019-02-26
ISBN: 9780691184302
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