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Author Scholem, Gershom, 1897-1982.

Title The messianic idea in Judaism and other essays on Jewish spirituality / Gershom Scholem ; foreword by Arthur Hertzberg
Published United States : Schocken : Random House, 1995


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 W'PONDS  296.33 Sch/Mii 1995  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 376 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Foreword / Arthur Hertzberg -- Toward an Understanding of the Messianic Idea in Judaism -- The Messianic Idea in Kabbalism -- The Crisis of Tradition in Jewish Messianism -- Redemption Through Sin -- The Crypto-Jewish Sect of the Donmeh (Sabbatians) in Turkey -- A Sabbatian Will from New York -- The Neutralization of the Messianic Element in Early Hasidism -- Devekut, or Communion with God -- Martin Buber's Interpretation of Hasidism -- The Tradition of the Thirty-Six Hidden Just Men -- The Star of David: History of a Symbol -- Revelation and Tradition as Religious Categories in Judaism -- The Science of Judaism - Then and Now -- At the Completion of Buber's Translation of the Bible -- On the 1930 Edition of Rosenzweig's Star of Redemption -- The Politics of Mysticism: Isaac Breuer's New Kuzari -- The Golem of Prague and the Golem of Rehovot
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-366) and index
Subject Judaism -- History.
Messiah -- Judaism.
LC no. 95008425
ISBN 0805210431