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On the Kabbalah and its symbolism

by Gershom Scholem

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cabala -- History,
  • Golem

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGershom Scholem ; translated by Ralph Manheim ; forward by Bernard McGinn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM525 .S3753 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL795485M
    ISBN 100805210512
    LC Control Number95031334

    Using just a few texts from the Pentateuch as an example, we demonstrated how Kabbalah uncovers the secret meaning of the Bible. The meaning remains secret only until man embarks on Kabbalah studies, in the process of which he unearths all the secret meanings.   Among his works are 'Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism', 'The Messianic Idea in Judaism', 'Origins of the Kabbalah', 'Kabbalah', 'On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism', 'On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead', and 'Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah'. Every book is a treasure in and of itself. Mr.5/5(5).

      Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in Among his most important works are Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism, and On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism.5/5(2). On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism (Book): Scholem, Gershom: In On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism, Gershom Scholem guides the reader through the central themes in the intricate history of the Kabbalah, clarifying the relations between mysticism and established religious authority, the mystics' interpretation of the Torah and their attempts to discover the hidden meaning underlying Scripture.

      A Guide to Religious Anarchy: Gershom Scholem’s Kabbalah “On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism while somehow remaining within its historical folds. The book Author: George Prochnik. On the Kabbalah and its symbolism by Gershom Scholem starting at $ On the Kabbalah and its symbolism has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).


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I have often recommended "Symbolism" as an introductory book; it has the great advantage of being about half the length of Scholem's "Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism" (,; Schocken Paperback ; with Foreword by Robert Alter, ), and considerably more inviting, as well as significantly shorter, than the encyclopedia articles /5.

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