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GERSHOM SCHOLEM PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF KABBALAH
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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
External Academic Positions and Awards
Guest Lecturer: Harvard Univ.; Univ. of Chicago
Awards: E.M.E.T. Prize, 2006 (for Jewish Thought).
Jewish mysticism; Kabbala. The development of Jewish myth, mysticism,
poetry and creativity.
'Sefer Yetsira, the founding treatise of Jewish mysticism:
The nature of Jewish myth and the ways of Jewish mythopoesis:
The self perception of the Gaon of Vilna and his attitude
Clothed nudity: The esoteric cult of Philo. In:
The Platonic source for the philosophical riddle and how it is
Libellus de litteris Hebraicis.
'Long live the king': The strong weakness of a monarch. In:
Mnemosyne: Translations of Classical Poetry.
The Cult of the Dawn: The Attitude of the Zohar towards
A mystical Midrash-halakha attributed to Simeon ben-Shetah.
Of God's love and jealousy. (Hebrew version:
The Work of the Chariot and the Work of Creation as esoterical
God's Story: Collected Essays on the Jewish Myth.
The prophecy of the Sabbatean R. Heschel Zoref of Vilna in the
'Earth shaker': Rashbi's aloneness. In:
The Zohar and Tikkunei Zohar: From Renaissance to revolution.
The power of a word as the basis for its meaning in Kabbalah.
Zohar y Eros. In:
Helen's Porphyry and Kiddush Ha-Shem. In:
Hebrew and Aramaic as languages of the Zohar. (Hebrew version:
Physiognomy in Kabbala.
The letter Zadi and the attitude of the Wilner Gaon and his
Eros and Anteros on Jordan River. In:
The disciples of the Wilner Gaon, Sabbateanism and the 'Pintele
The Zohar's attitude toward the Land of Israel. In:
A Greek contribution to the faith of Abraham.
Zohar as Renaissance.
Ars Poetica in Sefer Yetsira.
Tel Aviv, Schocken, 380 pp.
Sabbatianism and the bounds of religion. In:
God and His qualities.
The novelty of R. Nahman.
A profile of R. Naphtali Kats of Frankfort and his attitude
The Secret of Sabbatean Faith.
Zohar and Eros.
The love of God and His jealousy.
The myth of the Tikkun of the Godhead: The Zohar and Jonathan
Towards a study of the author of
Studies in the Zohar.
Albany, State University of New
Studies in Jewish Myth and Jewish Messianism.
New trends in Kabbala research.
Golem reconsidered: A review of the book
The seven doubled letters BG"D KFR"T: On the doubled "Reish,"
"Two Young Roes of a Doe": The secret sermon of R. Isaac Luria
From Bible to literature - On the literary creation of A. Deem.
The kabbalistic myth of Orpheus.
Rabbi Solomon Ibn Gabirol's use of the
New writing in Shabbatean Kabbala from the circle of R. Jonathan
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