Kabbalah and modernity: interpretations, transformations, adaptations

The persistence of kabbalistic groups in the twentieth century has largely been ignored or underestimated by scholars of religion. Only recently have scholars began to turn their attention to the many-facetted roles that kabbalistic doctrines and schools have played in nineteenth- and twentieth-cent...

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Contributors: Huss, Boaz (Other); Pasi, Marco (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 v. 10
Aries Book Ser. v.10
Further subjects:B Cabala History 19th century
B Cabala History 20th century
B Cabala ; History ; 20th century
B Electronic books
B Cabala ; History ; 19th century
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Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:The persistence of kabbalistic groups in the twentieth century has largely been ignored or underestimated by scholars of religion. Only recently have scholars began to turn their attention to the many-facetted roles that kabbalistic doctrines and schools have played in nineteenth- and twentieth-century culture. Often, and necessarily, this new interest and openness went along with a contextualization and re-valuation of earlier scholarly approaches to kabbalah. This volume brings together leading representatives of this ongoing debate in order to break new ground for a better understanding and
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexes
ISBN:900418287X