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Jewish Gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition.

Gershom Scholem

Jewish Gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition.

by Gershom Scholem

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Published by Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- Judaism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM723 .S34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5798103M
    LC Control Number60010743
    OCLC/WorldCa732405

    Lecture 2, “Merkabah Mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism,” constituted the first extended treatment of hekhalot literature in English. This was followed some twenty years later by Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, and Talmudic Tradition (New York: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ; 2nd improved edition, ), a small book 5/5(1). some Talmudic references, was Gnostic in character. His chapter de-voted to the subject in Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism ( 1)9 was entitled "Merkabah Mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism", and his detailed study of this period Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism and Talmu-dic Tradition (, revised ) A paragraph explaining this appella-.

      Gnostic Cosmology and the Apocryphon of John [Lecture] Elaine. The Gnostic Gospels. New York: Vintage Books, Gershom G. Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism,and Talmudic Tradition. Academic study of Jewish mysticism, especially since Gershom Scholem's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (), distinguishes between different forms of mysticism across different eras of Jewish these, Kabbalah, which emerged in 12th-century Europe, is the most well known, but not the only typologic form, or the earliest to previous forms were Merkabah mysticism .   In his lecture “Merkabah Mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism” (published in Major Trends), Scholem argues that Jewish mysticism originated in first century BCE Palestine (represented by apocalyptic literature such as the Book of Enoch), developing into the “classical period” of fourth to sixth century CE (Merkabah speculation by known.

      If you like this book, I'd recommend you also read, "Jewish Gnosticism-Merkabah Mysticism-and Talmudic Tradition," "On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead," and his voluminous entry in a Jewish Encyclopedia on Kabbalah published as a stand-alone volume entitled, "Kabbalah."Cited by: 2 Modern heikhalot research dates from the work of G. Scholem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (New York, ), 40–79; and idem, Jewish Gnosticism Merkabah Mysticism and Talmudic Tradition (New York, ). For research of the last few decades, see nn. 9 and 12 and the bibliography for this Size: KB. The Talmud, curiously enough (Ḥag. 13a), refers the phrase, "Honey and milk are under thy tongue" (Cant. iv. 11), to the Merkabah, one of the principal parts of Jewish gnosis, saying that the knowledge of the Merkabah, which is sweeter than milk and honey, shall remain under the tongue, meaning that it shall not be taught (comp. Dietrich.


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Jewish Gnosticism, merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition by Gershom Scholem Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedPdf Bruce once held to an “early and simple form of gnosticism” pdf Apostle of the Heart Set Free, p. ), he later changed to a defense of a form of Jewish Mysticism which he identifies as “Merkabah Mysticism” in “Colossian Problems Part 3: The Colossian Heresy,” Bib.

Sac (July-September ): Merkabah/Merkavah mysticism (or Chariot mysticism) is a school of early Jewish mysticism, c. BCE download pdf CE, centered on visions such as those found in the Book of Ezekiel chapter 1, or in the hekhalot ("palaces") literature, concerning stories of ascents to the heavenly palaces and the Throne of main corpus of the Merkabah literature was composed in Israel in the .MERKABAH MYSTICISM AND JEWISH GNOSTICISM 41 about those who espoused the oldest organized movement of Ebook mysticism in late Talmudic and post-Talmudictimes, i.e, the period from which the most illuminating documents have come down to us.

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