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Jewish mysticism and Jewish ethics

Joseph Dan

Jewish mysticism and Jewish ethics

by Joseph Dan

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Published by J. Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cabala -- History.,
  • Mysticism -- Judaism -- History.,
  • Jewish ethics -- History.,
  • Hasidism, Medieval -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-164) and index.

    StatementJoseph Dan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM526.D36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL794634M
    ISBN 101568215630
    LC Control Number95030448

    p. CHAPTER I SOME EARLY ELEMENTS: ESSENISM. THE Old Testament is the fountain-head of Judaism. Hence if it is true, as is contended in a previous page, that the Old Testament contains mystical elements, then the starting-point in any treatment of Jewish mysticism on historical, or even semi-historical, lines must be the Old Testament. Jewish Mysticism surveys Jewish visionary and mystical experience from biblical and ancient Near Eastern times through the modern period and the emergence of modern Hasidism. Marvin Sweeney provides a comprehensive treatment of one of the most dynamic fields of Jewish studies in the twenty-first century, providing an accessible overview of.

    Book Description: Over the past generation, scholars have devoted increasing attention to the diverse forms that Jewish mysticism has taken both in the past and today: what was once called nonsense by Jewish scholars has generated important research and attention both within the academy and beyond, as demonstrated by the popular fascination with figures such as . Exploring Jewish Mysticism. likes. Millennials learning aspects of Jewish Mysticism, particularly Kabbalah to create meaning & community through text study, reflection & Followers:

      Byron L. Sherwin is Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Mysticism at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago. He is an internationally recognized authority on Jewish theology, ethics and mysticism, and the author or editor of twenty-five books and over articles and monographs, including Golems Among Us (Ivan R. Dee Publishers), 5/5(6). A survey of the manuscripts and printed editions of Sefer Ha-Yashar, one of the most complex spiritual and religious phenomena in 13th-century Judaism. It is one of the most important treatises in the history of Jewish spirituality, in which ethics merges with mysticism. Deals with the concept of God, Creation and problems of Evil, the illustration of Man and his Soul, and the Pages:


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Jewish Mysticism and Jewish Ethics is a ground-breaking study of an ideological miracle, a tale of seven hundred years of diverse Jewish theological creativity. Many extreme, radical, and even seemingly heretical schools of thought were intergrated into a constructive, traditional Jewish ethics within the framework of Hebrew ethical by: 25 rows  Academic study of Jewish mysticism, especially since Gershom Scholem's Major.

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.

Jewish Ethics and Jewish Mysticism in Sefer Ha-Yashar (Jewish Studies) Author Shimon Shokek, Roslyn Weiss (Translator) Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used:Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Edwin Mellen Pr Place of Publication Lewiston, Ny, U.s.a.

Date published Jewish mysticism and Jewish ethics. [Joseph Dan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for A tale of seven hundred years of diverse Jewish theological creativity.

This book integrates extreme, radical, and heretical schools of thought. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be. Kabbalah: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism is a clear, accessible 'primer' and introduction to the major teachings of the Jewish mystics, to various dominant forms of Jewish mystical experiences, as well as to many of the significant texts that constitute classical Jewish mystical literature, and to their by: 5.

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By drawing from the first book of the former’s work, the Ethics, and Daniel C. Matt’s The Essential Kabbalah, the Heart of Jewish Mysticism, I have provided that account, so that the reader can more easily understand their theories.

Next, I compared Spinoza’s views with those of the Kabbalah, to show how both agree with one another’s Author: Rocco A Astore. Next, by using Daniel C. Matt’s The Essential Kabbalah, the Heart of Jewish Mysticism, I will hope to convey a general idea of the Kabbalist conception of God, and afterward, how it relates to Spinoza’s.

Lastly, I will suggest that though Spinoza’s ideas agree with aspects of the Kabbalah, there are still major differences between the two Author: Rocco A Astore. Like most subjects of Jewish belief, the area of mysticism is wide open to personal interpretation.

Some traditional Jews take mysticism very seriously. Mysticism is an integral part of Chasidic Judaism, for example, and passages from kabbalistic sources are routinely included in traditional prayer books. Other traditional Jews take mysticism.

In search of answers to these and other questions, I turned to Joseph Dan’s Jewish Mysticism and Jewish Ethics, originally presented as the Stroum Lectures at the University of Washington in I’m reading the edition published in which includes ideas drawn from Foucault, a surprising theoretical turn indeed.

Jewish mysticism differs radically from all other mystic schools. Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), is based on the public Revelation at Sinai, when the Torah was given to historical event of Sinai attests to the divine source and nature of the Torah and Jewish mysticism.

A Teacher’s Book for Jewish ethics, philosophy and mysticism. The Chain of Tradition Series Volume III: Jewish Thought Today. The Chain of Tradition Series Volume IV: Jewish Biblical Exegesis. The Chain of Tradition Series Volume V: Hasidic Thought. First published THIS BOOK is divided into three parts: 1) Jewish Ethics, 2) Jewish.

Judaism - Judaism - Jewish mysticism: This section deals with the special nature and characteristics of Jewish mysticism, the main lines of its development, and its role in present-day religion and culture. The term mysticism applies to the attempt to establish direct contact, independently of sense perception and intellectual apprehension, with the divine—a reality.

Though traces of Jewish mystical traditions can be found from the late Second Temple period ( BCE CE), most scholars begin their histories of Jewish mysticism around the first century of the first millennium.

Merkavah mysticism was the main strand of early Jewish mysticism. Merkavah mystics attempted to achieve a vision of the divine throne, or chariot (“merkavah”). Jewish Ethics and Jewish Mysticism in Sefer Ha-Yashar by Shimon Shokek.

by jewishbooks Novem Buy this book at Amazon. Translator: Roslyn Weiss. This is a survey of the manuscripts and printed editions of Sefer Ha-Yashar, one of the most complex spiritual and religious phenomena in 13th-century Judaism, in which ethics merges.

A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1: You Shall Be Holy is the initial volume of the first major code of Jewish ethics to be written in the English language.

It is a monumental work on the vital topic of personal character and integrity by one of the premier Jewish scholars and thinkers of our time/5.

EARLY FORMS OF JEWISH MYSTICISM RACHEL ELIOR I INTRODUCTION The mystical-poetical Hebrew works of the first five centuries of the Common Era, known collectively as heikhalot (heavenly sanctuaries) and merkavah (throne-chariot) literature remain on the whole a closed book to readers and students, although the first scholarly studies were publishedFile Size: KB.

The Origins of Jewish Mysticism offers the first in-depth look at the history of Jewish mysticism from the book of Ezekiel to the Merkavah mysticism of late antiquity.

The Merkavah movement is widely recognized as the first full-fledged expression of Jewish mysticism, one that had important ramifications for classical rabbinic Judaism and the. The Rabbi's Brain: Mystics, Moderns and the Science of Jewish Thinking. Back to All Books. Kosher), and a review of Jewish mysticism.

epistemology, philosophy, and ethics; and social implications, all from the Jewish perspective. Praise for the Book. The book’s title reflects the fact that mysticism naturally generates comments on traditional Jewish religious life. “It is, however, important to emphasize that the mystical dimensions of Judaism do not separate easily, if at all, from the traditional structures of the religion,” write the editors.at writing a book on Jewish mysticism.

The prevailing opinion—among theologians as well as in the mind of the ordinary man--seems to be that Judaism and mysticism stand at the opposite poles of thought, and that, therefore, such a phrase as Jewish mysticism is a glaring and indefensible contradiction in Size: 1MB.Kabbalah is the most famous form of Jewish mysticism.

It flowered in 13th century Spain with the writing of the Zohar, which was originally attributed to the 2nd century sage Shimon bar Yohai. The Zohar is a commentary on the Torah, concerned primarily with understanding the divine world and its relation to our world.

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