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Gershom Scholem is celebrated as the twentieth century's most profound student of the Jewish mystical tradition; Walter Benjamin, as a master thinker whose extraordinary essays mix the revolutionary, the revelatory, and the esoteric. Scholem was a precocious…

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A groundbreaking text on alchemy by the leading scholar of Jewish mysticism is presented here for the first time in English translation. Scholem looks critically at the connections between alchemy, the Jewish Kabbalah; its christianized varieties, such as the…

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"A serene, lucid and stylish essay in intellectual autobiography that at the same time commemorates a vanished world."—Times Literary Supplement "An extraordinary life—one that itself takes on symbolic, if not mystical, significance." —Robert…

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"Scholem's treatment is complex and stylistically brilliant as he systemically analyzes the history and intellectual background of these critical ideas. Highly recommended."--Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Élément décisif de la compréhension juive de l’Histoire, l’attente messianique a connu au cours des temps les expressions les plus diverses. Gershom Scholem étudie dans cet ensemble d’essais les mutations profondes qu’elle a subies, l’apparition des nombreuses…

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One of the great masterpieces of Western religious thought, the Zohar represents an attempt to uncover hidden meanings behind the world of appearances. It is the central work in the literature of the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition. This volume of…

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by Hannah Arendt

|October 18, 2012

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Liés d’amitié dès le milieu des années trente, mais fondamentalement opposés par leurs idées, Hannah Arendt et Gershom Scholem ne cessèrent, plus de vingt ans durant, d’échanger des lettres chargées de passion entre New York et Jérusalem. Entre eux, Walter…

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The legendary correspondence between the critic Walter Benjamin and the historian Gershom Scholem bears indispensable witness to the inner lives of two remarkable and enigmatic personalities. Benjamin, acknowledged today as one of the leading literary and social…

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These essays, dealing as they do with modern Jewish history, literature, and religion, sustain a continuity of conviction that cannot help but inspire a new generation of Jewish intellectual life."- New York Times Book Review On Jews and Judaism in Crisis…

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by Gershom Scholem

|November 24, 2003

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«Entre todos los modos posibles de conseguir libros, el más glorioso es el de escribirlos uno mismo.» Así ironizaba sobre su vocación literaria Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), contrapunto de Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) en el ejercicio brillante de autobiografía que…