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The Schocken book of Jewish mystical testimonies

The Schocken book of Jewish mystical testimonies

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- Judaism -- History -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and with commentary by Louis Jacobs ; [new] foreword by Karen Armstrong.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsJacobs, Louis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599410M
    ISBN 100805210911
    ISBN 109780805210910

    Other excellent anthologies include the classic “Schocken Book of Jewish Mystical Testimonies,” edited by Rabbi Louis Jacobs (Schocken, ); Alan Unterman’s “The Kabbalistic Tradition. Originally published in the Journal of Religion (), pp. Jacobs, Louis. Jewish Mystical Testimonies. New York: Schocken Books, pp. $ (paper). Jewish mystics are famous—or notorious—for their reticence in speaking directly about inner experience. A mystical literature that chooses to express itself almost exclusively in speculative terms .

    Jewish mystical testimonies / [edited by] Louis Jacobs. Format Book Published New York: Schocken Books, , c Description ix, p. ; 21 cm. Other contributors Jacobs, Louis. Notes Bibliography: Contents. Ezekiel's vision of the heavenly throne. The four who entered the king's orchard. Jewish mystical testimonies. Responsibility [edited by] Louis Jacobs. Imprint New York: Schocken Books, , c Physical description ix, p. ; 21 cm. Online. Available online At the library. Green Library. Find it Stacks. Items in .

    Originally published in Midstream, August-September Jewish Mystical Testimonies, edited by Louis Jacobs. Schocken, New York. pp. The past half century has seen a tremendous explosion of interest in the subject of Jewish mysticism. If one compares, for example, the few articles on Kabbalah (the generally used term for Jewish mysticism) in the Jewish. This book is divided into three parts. The first, consisting of a single brief essay, deals with the tension created by revelation in the secular world. Part two, "The Commanding Voice of Auschwitz," develops the thought that we are forbidden to grant Hitler posthumous victories. A series of essays takes up the implications of the Holocaust for Jewish faith and life, as well as .


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Catherine-style God-as-my-lover ecstasy /5(4). The Schocken Book of Jewish Mystical Testimonies brings together the few accounts we have by Jewish mystics of their encounters with the divine. The sources collected in this volume--spanning two thousand years and including material from Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East--include depictions of peak religious experiences and visions, examples of ecstatic prayer, /5(4).

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Even Gershom Scholem's monumental Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, at nearly pages, hardly makes a beginning. So this book chooses to concentrate on intimate, direct and personal mystical accounts “of the order, say of St. John of the Cross and St.

Theresa among Christians and Rumi among Muslims.” (p.5/5(1). Biography. Rabbi Schneuri was born in Liozna, modern day Belarus, on 9 Kislev His father, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, was Rebbe of the community there, and of many Chassidim in White Russia and Lithuania, and other parts of Russia.

His father named him after his own teacher, Rabbi Dov Ber of Mezeritch, Dynasty: Chabad Lubavitch. One such book is his Book of Mystical Testimonies, now thankfully restored to print by Schocken Press. This wonderful book contains the accounts of mystics throughout the millennia as they have recorded their experiences in encountering the divine.

Such autobiographical testimony is particularly rare in Jewish mystical circles, which makes. Schocken Books, founded by Salman Schocken in Germany inbegan publishing in the United States in Building upon its historic commitment to publishing Judaica, Schocken’s authors include Franz Kafka, Harold S.

Kushner, Joan Nathan, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, and. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Schocken Book of Jewish Mystical Testimonies: A unique and inspiring collection of accounts by people who have encountered God from Biblical times to the present at Read honest and.

Jewish mystical testimonies by Jacobs, Louis. Publication date Topics Mysticism Publisher New York: Schocken Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language engund; und.

Bibliography: Pages: Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jewish mystical testimonies. New York: Schocken Books,© (OCoLC) The Schocken Guide to Jewish Books book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Offers an annotated bibliography of books about Judaism /5.

Jewish Mystical Testimonies. New York, Schocken Books, ; IX + pages. Jewish Mystical Testimonies is a collection of twenty-one mystical texts, arranged in chronological order.

Each of them is preceded by a brief introductory note. 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.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Ezekiel's vision of the heavenly throneThe four who entered the king's orchardThe riders of the chariot and those who entered the heavenly hallsMaimonides on being with GodThe mystical piety of Rabbi Eleazar of WormsThe prophetic mysticism of Abraham.

The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This landmark anthology brings together s /5(6).Salman Schocken or Shlomo Zalman Schocken (Hebrew: שלמה זלמן שוקן ‎) (Octo – August 6, ) was a German Jewish publisher, and co-founder of the large Kaufhaus Schocken chain of department stores in Germany.

Stripped of his citizenship and forced to sell his company by the German government, he immigrated to Mandatory Palestine inKnown for: Kaufhaus Schocken, Haaretz.

Schocken Books is an offspring of the Schocken Verlag, a publishing company that was established in Berlin in with a second office in Prague by the Schocken Department Store owner Salman Schocken.

It published the writings of Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Franz Kafka and S. r: Salman Schocken.