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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However, given the seeming superposition of their aims, many alchemists and kabbalists have attempted their conciliation throughout history. Kevin rated it really liked it Feb 02, Read more Read less.

However, he does make some very salient points. Want to Read saving…. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Customers who bought this item also bought. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Just a moment while we sign alhemy in to your Goodreads account. Klaus Ottmann is a philosopher, writer, and curator based in New York.

Mar 25, Chris Meyer rated it liked it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Get to Know Us. No trivia or quizzes yet. He also expounds on the use of kabbalah among medieval Christian alchemists and theosophists.

Not so dense and intellectual that you can’t understand, but not dumbed down so much that you feel bored.

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Basic Readings from the Kabbalah. Its goal is to make the point I summarized above, and that is it. On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead: The Best Books of Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Scholem looks critically at the connections between alchemy, the Jewish Apchemy its christianized varieties, such as the gold- and rosicrucian mysticisms, and adn myth-based psychology of C. Trivia About Alchemy and Kabbalah. Drawing on access to a number of rare manuscripts as well kabbalistic texts available in print form, Scholem traces the penetration of alchemical symbols and practices into the Jewish mystical tradition. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Filled with information and written like a private conversation with your favorite college professor. It is not about Alchemy or Kabbalah, but their relationship.

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Set up a giveaway. I would have liked some more illustration of the topics discussed, and certainly more quotations from original sources. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Janice Lee rated it it was ok Sep 22, Kristianl rated it really liked it Nov 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Very good book about the relation of Alchemy and Kabbalah. But, alchsmy typical Scholem style, there is not a word wasted. A classic text on alchemy by the leading scholar of Jewish mysticism, Gershom Scholem, is presented here for the first csholem in English translation.


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. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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