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Jewish gnosticism, Merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition

Gershom Scholem

Jewish gnosticism, Merkabah mysticism, and Talmudic tradition

based on the Israel Goldstein lectures, delivered at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York

by Gershom Scholem

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Published by Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Gershom G. Scholem.
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The great age of Jewish gnosticism is further indicated by the authentic statement that Johanan b. Zakkai, who was born probably in the century before the common era, and was, according to Sukkah 28a, versed in that science, refers to an interdiction against "discussing the Creation before two pupils and the throne-chariot before one." Lecture 2, “Merkabah Mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism,” constituted the first extended treatment of hekhalot literature in English. This was followed some twenty years later by Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, and Talmudic Tradition (New York: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ; 2nd improved edition, ), a small book

G. Scholem in Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, and Talmudic Tradition (New York: Jew - ish Theological Seminary, ), esp. 1– In contemporary scholarship, Scholem’s position has been most vigorously defended in Christopher R. A. Morray-Jones, A Transparent Illusion: The   Mysticism (New York, ), 40–79; and idem, Jewish Gnosticism Merkabah Mysticism and Talmudic Tradition (New York, ). For research of the last few decades, see nn. 9 and 12 and the bibliography for this chapter. 3 See Scholem, Trends,45 72 –3; idem, Merkabah ~mselio/

In his lecture “Merkabah Mysticism and Jewish Gnosticism” (published in Major Trends), Scholem argues that Jewish mysticism originated in first century BCE Palestine (represented by apocalyptic literature such as the Book of Enoch), developing into the “classical period” of fourth to sixth century CE (Merkabah speculation by known   38 GNOSTICISM, MYSTICISM, AND TALMUDIC TRADITION ing to his own fancy has remained an unsolved riddle. This problem can now be resolved, in my opinion, in favor of our first hypothesis, to wit, that the teachings of the Shiur Komah do indeed represent a second century Jewish tradition.*~kazhdan/Shneider/barilan/kabbalah/jgpdf.


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