Alchemy and Kabbalah by Gershom Gerhard Scholem, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A classic text on alchemy by the leading scholar of Jewish mysticism, Scholem looks critically at the century-old connections between. ALCHEMY AND KABBALAH. By Gershom Scholem. Translated from the German by Klaus Ottman. Putnam, CT: Spring Publications,

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Janice Scholej rated it it was ok Sep 22, Description A groundbreaking text on alchemy by the leading scholar of Jewish mysticism is presented here for the first time in English translation.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. His scholarly achievements were enormous in the field of Jewish mysticism. Open Preview See a Problem?

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Sholem knows the matter quite well. It is completely filled will bibliographical detail check the other reviews about thisnames of historical figures, book titles, etc. Brian Sullivan rated it really liked it Feb 01, Kristianl rated it really liked it Nov 22, He is widely regarded as the founder of the modern, academic study of Kabbalah, becoming the first Professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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But it is certainly not an easy book. Yaakov Feldman rated it really liked it Mar 23, Read more Read less. The appeal of medieval mystical texts were made that much more popular among the Christians, when they included “kabbalah” in the title. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Write a customer review. Kristen rated it liked it Feb 15, To ask other readers questions about Alchemy and Kabbalahplease sign up.

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The Messianic Idea in Judaism: I would have liked some more illustration of the topics discussed, and certainly more quotations from original sources.

Showing of 6 reviews. A few errors in the translation surrounding proper nouns and common nouns Landgraves vs. Steven Felicelli rated it did not like it Mar 18, Editorial Reviews Review “Skillfully translated from the original German Want to Read saving…. Jung, and uncovers forgotten alchemical roots embedded in the Kabbalah. Rabbi rated it really liked it Apr 21, The mystical disciplines of Alchemy and Kabbalah do not share the same origin, and we know it because their symbolic systems in their oldest form are incompatible.

March 6, Publication Date: Withoutabox Submit to Film Kabbaalah. Refresh and try again. His scholarly achievements were enormous in the field of Jewish mysticism. Published March 9th by Spring Publications first published March 1st Jung, and uncovers forgotten alchemical roots of embedded in the Kabbalah.

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Scholem looks critically at the century-old connections between alchemy, the Jewish Kabbalah; its Christianized varieties, such as the gold- and rosicrucian mysticisms, and the myth-based psychology of C. This is an amazing book full of knowledge Must have if you are interested in the subject. And Other Essays on Jewish Spirituality. David rated it really liked it Mar 17, Annd 25, Chris Meyer rated it liked it. Basic Concepts in the Kabbalah Mysticism and Kabbalah.

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Scholem even manages to squeeze in an anecdote about a Moroccian Alchemy codex that is now lost. Csholem, given the seeming superposition of their aims, many alchemists and kabbalists have attempted their conciliation throughout history.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer scholen no Kindle device required. He also expounds on the use of kabbalah among medieval Christian alchemists and theosophists. Haywan Al-Hashishi rated it did not like it Oct 15,