Scholem Gershom Gerhard - Jewish gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and talmudic tradition


Author : Scholem Gershom Gerhard
Title : Jewish gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and talmudic tradition Based on the Israel Goldstein lectures, delivered at the jewish theological seminary of America, New York
Year : 1965

Link download : Scholem_Gershom_Gerhard_-_Jewish_gnosticism_merkabah_mysticism_and_talmudic_tradition.zip

Preface. This little book consists of the slightly enlarged text of the Israel Goldstein lectures delivered under the auspices of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York during the spring term of 1957. They are supplemented by four appendices, the last of which was kindly contributed in Hebrew by my friend, Professor Saul Lieberman. I owe a debt of gratitude to Professor Lieberman, who took up the point I made in Section VI of this book concerning the age of Shiur Komah and established, by an additional thorough analysis of talmudic and midrashic statements on Canticles, the Tannaitic origin of this esoteric teaching. My thanks are also due to Professor Louis Finkelstein, Chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary, for his willingness to u ndertake the publication of this highly technical little book, which, I hope, will shed new light on aspects of early rabbinic J udaism sorely neglected by earlier Jewish scholars and by students of Gnosticism. Finally, I wish to express my gratitude to Mrs. Stanley Friedman, who contributed greatly to making my English readable. GERSHOM SCHOLEM Jerusalem The Hebrew University April, 1959. ...

2812 reads


You might also like

Support Balder Ex-Libris ! Knowledge is not free

We share books for free, but maintaining such a site online requires costly hosting. You can...

Continue reading

Soberana Evropa - Rome contra Judaea, Judaea contra Rome

Author : Soberana Evropa Title : Rome contra Judaea, Judaea contra Rome Year : 2018 Link download :...

Continue reading

Gorsleben Rudolf John - Hoch-Zeit der Menschheit

Author : Gorsleben Rudolf John Title : Hoch-Zeit der Menschheit Year : 2002 Link download :...

Continue reading

Steiner Rudolf - Nutrition

Author : Steiner Rudolf Title : _Nutrition Food, health and spiritual development Year : Link...

Continue reading

Gordienko Irina - Sergei O. Prokofieff Myth and reality

Author : Gordienko Irina Title : Sergei O. Prokofieff Myth and reality Year : 1998 Link download :...

Continue reading



Donate


Balder Ex-Libris
Review of books rare and missing


Balder Ex-Libris