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Title Kabbalah and modernity : interpretations, transformations, adaptations / edited by Boaz Huss, Marco Pasi and Kocku von Stuckrad
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 436 pages) : illustrations
Series Aries book series, 1871-1405 ; v. 10
Aries book series ; v. 10
Contents Cover13; -- Contents -- Introduction: Kabbalah and Modernity -- PART I KABBALA SCHOLARSHIP: A REAPPRAISAL -- Philology as Kabbalah -- Beyond the Burden of Idealism: For a New Appreciation of the Visual Lore in the Kabbalah -- The Future of the Kabbalah: On the Dislocation of Past Primacy, the Problem of Evil, and the Future of Illusions -- PART II ROMANTIC AND ESOTERIC READINGS OF KABBALAH -- Kabbalah and Secret Societies in Russia (Eighteenth to Twentieth Centuries) -- The Beginnings of Occultist Kabbalah: Adolphe Franck and Eliphas L233;vi -- Paul Vulliaud (18758211;1950) and Jewish Kabbalah -- Oriental Kabbalah and the Parting of East and West in the Early Theosophical Society -- 8220;The Sufi Society from America8221;: Theosophy and Kabbalah in Poona in the Late Nineteenth Century -- PART III MODERN KABBALISTIC SCHOOLS -- The Imagined Decline of Kabbalah: The Kabbalistic Yeshiva Sha8216;ar ha-Shamayim and Kabbalah in Jerusalem in the Beginning of the Twentieth Century -- The Status of the (Non)Jewish Other in the Apocalyptic Messianism of Menahem Mendel Schneerson -- Marriage and Sexual Behavior in the Teachings of the Kabbalah Centre -- Madonna and the Shekhinah: The Playful Transgression of Gender Roles in Popular Culture -- Erwin Neutzsky-Wulff and the Neurological Landscape of the Sefirot -- PART IV KABBALAH AND POLITICS -- 8216;The Great Goal of the Political Will Is Leviathan8217;: Ernst J252;nger and the Cabala of Enmity -- Pragmatism and Piety: The American Spiritual and Philosophical Roots of Jewish Renewal -- Contemporary Jewish Mysticism and Palestinian Suicide Bombing -- Notes on Contributors -- Index of Persons -- Index of Subjects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Cabala -- History -- 19th century.
Cabala -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Huss, Boaz.
Pasi, Marco.
Stuckrad, Kocku von, 1966-
LC no. 2010005004
ISBN 1282952463
900418287X (electronic bk.)
9789004182875 (electronic bk.)