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Messianic Mystics

ISBN-10: 0300082886

ISBN-13: 9780300082883

Edition: 2000

Authors: Moshe Idel

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This is an examination of the tradition of Jewish messianism and mystical knowledge. The author attempts to prove that far from being incompatible religious tendencies, messianism and mysticism are in fact closely related phenomena.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: The Sources of Messianic Consciousness
Pre-Kabbalistic Jewish Forms of Messianism
Abraham Abulafia: Ecstatic Kabbalah and Spiritual Messianism
Concepts of Messiah in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Theosophical Forms of Kabbalah
Messianism and Kabbalah, 1470-1540
From Italy to Safed and Back, 1540-1640
Sabbateanism and Mysticism
Hasidism: Mystical Messianism and Mystical Redemption
Concluding Remarks
Ego, Ergo Sum Messiah: On Abraham Abulafia's Sefer ha-Yashar
Tiqqun Hatzot: A Ritual between Myth, Messianism, and Mysticism
Some Modern Reverberations of Jewish Messianism
Notes
References
Indexes