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Studies in East European Jewish mysticism

Joseph Weiss

Studies in East European Jewish mysticism

by Joseph Weiss

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hasidism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Weiss ; edited by David Goldstein
    SeriesLittman library of Jewish civilization
    ContributionsGoldstein, David, 1933-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16216274M
    ISBN 100197100341
    LC Control Number84027191

    Rabbi Dr. Daniel M. Horwitz ‘s new book A Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism Reader (The Jewish Publication Society, ) answers these questions and many more in an easily readable, even entertaining, highly authentic and scholarly manner. The historical development of Jewish mysticism under study covers the range of phases, forms and expressions, from early Rabbinic Merkabah mysticism, through Medieval Hasidei Ashkenaz and Classical Kabbalah, early-modern Safed Kabbalah and Sabbateanism, to modern Hasidism and 20th century expressions.

    Steinsaltz, Adin The Thirteen-Petaled Rose Basic Books: New York, BM S Bratslav [9] Weiss, Joseph / Goldstein, David Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism Oxford University Press: London, BM W43 / '33 Bratslav Buber, Martin [10] Hasidism and modern man BM B Buber. Manor House Books / John Trotter Books - 80 East End Road, London, N3 2SY | Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism & Hasidism. Pub. Littman Library Paperback. Ben: Sonship and Jewish Mysticism. Continuum Books, New York. Paperback.

      Idel provides fresh insights into the origins of Jewish mysticism, the relation between mystical and historical experience, and the impact of Jewish mysticism on western civilization. “Idel’s book is studded with major insights, and innovative approaches to the entire history of Judaism, and mastery of it will be essential for all serious.   A comprehensive survey of the Jewish mystical tradition An indispensable guide to thousands of years of spiritual inquiry, The Kabbalistic Tradition features writings from a variety of literary forms-from the earliest biblical sources through twentieth-century studies-as well as practical information and practices for the modern reader.


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Joseph Weiss was Professor of Jewish Studies, University College London, from until his death in Cited by: 9. Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) [Weiss, Joseph, Goldstein, David, Dan, Joseph] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization)Cited by: 1. Joseph Weiss () showed a single-minded commitment to identifying and describing the mystical element in hasidism and to unravelling the spiritual and historical meaning of the hasidic movement.

The studies collected here are still quoted in every serious study of hasidism. Joseph Dan's Price: $ Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism. [J G Weiss; David Goldstein] These studies deal with the origins of the movement known as Hasidism, and also with the teachings of some of the earliest exponents of the tradition.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: J G Weiss; David Goldstein. Find more information about: ISBN: Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism Joseph Weiss, edited by David Goldstein, and Joseph Dan Joseph Weiss () showed a single-minded commitment to identifying and describing the mystical element in hasidism and to unravelling the spiritual and historical meaning of the hasidic movement.

Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism. Oxford ; New York: Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Weiss, J.G. (Joseph George), Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism.

Oxford ; New York: Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism.

[Joseph Weiss] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Weiss. Find more information about OCLC Number: Notes: Spätere Ausg. u.d.T.: Weiss, Joseph: Studies in East European Jewish mysticism and hasidism.

Description: VIII, Seiten. Series Title: Littman library of Jewish. Studies in Jewish Mysticism by Joseph Dan (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

The religious communities of early modern Eastern Europe-particularly those with a mystical bent-are typically studied in isolation.

Yet the heavy Slavic imprint on Jewish popular mysticism and pervasive Judaizing tendencies among Christian dissenters call into question the presumed binary quality of Jewish-Christian interactions.5/5(2). Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since Joseph Weiss (–69) showed a single-minded commitment to identifying and describing the mystical element in hasidism and to unravelling the spiritual and historical meaning of the hasidic movement.

Joseph Weiss was Professor of Jewish Studies, University College London, from until his death in David Goldstein, late Curator of Hebrew Books and Manuscripts at the British Library, was awarded the Webber Prize for this translation shortly before he died/5(2). Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series) Other Titles: Studies in East European Jewish mysticism: Responsibility: Joseph Weiss ; edited by David Goldstein ; with a new introduction by Joseph Dan.

out of 5 stars A great introduction to Eastern European Jewish history Reviewed in the United States on Decem "A History of East European Jews" is an all-encompassing look at the society and culture of the Jewish people in Easern Europe from their initial settlement through the second world by: 7.

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Goldstein is the author of Studies In East European Jewish Mysticism And Hasidism ( avg /5(3). Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism. [Joseph Weiss; Joseph Dan; David Goldstein] -- Joseph Weiss () showed a single-minded commitment to identifying and describing the mystical element in hasidism and to unravelling the spiritual and historical meaning of the hasidic.

30 See his Studies in Eastern European Jewish Mysticism, ed. David Goldstein, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, ), pp. 3 1 Annemarie Schimmel, Mystical Dimensions of Islam, (The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, ), pp. The topos of celestial or hidden books, whose primary aim is to establish a credible chain of tradition as a source of esoteric knowledge, continued to influence Jewish mysticism and magic through the generations.

Thus, we find, for example, various references to such works in the Zohar. The library contains several other important collections: the Montefiore Book Collection, one of the most significant collections of its kind in the UK and a major resource for the study of modern European Jewish history; the Coppenhagen Collection, comprising nea books relating to the history of Dutch Jewry from the early 17th.

Books shelved as jewish-mysticism: The Essential Kabbalah: The Heart of Jewish Mysticism by Daniel C. Matt, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and My.

He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology (JPS, ).

A prolific author, his most recent books are Radical Judaism (Yale, ) and a revised edition of his Jewish vocabulary These Are the Words (Jewish .The first testimonies of the presence of books related to Jewish mysticism in Eastern Europe appeared in the first half of the thirteenth century: books considered as heretical by some arrived in Germany from the Middle East via the “land of Russia,” as .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 history.

Of these, Kabbalah, which emerged in 12th-century Europe, is the most well known, but not the only typologic form, or the earliest to emerge.