Kabbalah and modernity: interpretations, transformations, adaptations

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 Proble...

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Contributors: Huss, Boaz 1959- (Other); Pasi, Marco 1968- (Other); Stuckrad, Kocku von 1966- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill 2010
Series/Journal:Aries book series 1871-1405 v. 10
Aries book series v. 10
Further subjects:B Cabala History 19th century
B Cabala History 20th century
B 19th Century
B Religion
B Electronic books History
B RELIGION ; Judaism ; General
B 20th Century
B Cabala
B History
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexes. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:900418287X