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By Gershom Gerhard Scholem,Allan Arkush

ISBN-10: 0691020477

ISBN-13: 9780691020471

ISBN-10: 0691073147

ISBN-13: 9780691073149

One of crucial students of our century, Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) spread out a as soon as esoteric global of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to involved scholars of faith. The Kabbalah is a wealthy culture of repeated makes an attempt to accomplish and painting direct studies of God: its twelfth-and thirteenth-century beginnings in southern France and Spain are probed in Origins of the Kabbalah, a piece the most important in Scholem's oeuvre. The ebook is a contribution not just to the historical past of Jewish medieval mysticism but in addition to the examine of medieval mysticism generally and may be of curiosity to historians and psychologists, in addition to to scholars of the background of religion.

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