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Jewish and Gnostic man

By: Quispel, Gilles
Contributor(s): Scholem, Gershom
Material type: TextTextSeries: (Eranos lectures: 3)Dallas, TX Spring Publications 1986Description: 46p.; bibliog. notes; bibliogContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0882144030Subject(s): Judaism | Gnosticism | Spiritual life | Jewish way of life | Eranos ConferenceLOC classification: BM536.G54 J48 1986
Contents:
Gilles Quispel -The birth of the child; some gnostic and Jewish aspects. Gershom Scholem - Three types of Jewish piety
Abstract: '[Quispel] shows that the classic Gnosis of antiquity developed out of Judaism and that rebirth mysteries, the bridal chamber, baptism, and the guardian angel essential to Gnostic cult practice and Gnostic psychology can all be said to originate in the earliest Jewish Christian sects.....According to Professor Scholem, there is a basic psychological tension in Jewish religious history between rational and emotional forces, which expresses itself in three ideal Jewish types: the rabbinic scholar, the Zaddik or just man, and the Hasid or enthusiast....'
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'"Three types of Jewish piety" was a lecture presented originally at the 1969 Eranos Conference in Ascona, Switzerland, and appeared in the Eranos Yearbook 38--1969, pp. 331-48...."The birth of the child" was a lecture presented originally at the 1971 Eranos Conference in Ascona, Switzerland, and appeared as translated by Ruth Horine in the Eranos Yearbook 40--1971, pp. 285-309.'

Gilles Quispel -The birth of the child; some gnostic and Jewish aspects. Gershom Scholem - Three types of Jewish piety

'[Quispel] shows that the classic Gnosis of antiquity developed out of Judaism and that rebirth mysteries, the bridal chamber, baptism, and the guardian angel essential to Gnostic cult practice and Gnostic psychology can all be said to originate in the earliest Jewish Christian sects.....According to Professor Scholem, there is a basic psychological tension in Jewish religious history between rational and emotional forces, which expresses itself in three ideal Jewish types: the rabbinic scholar, the Zaddik or just man, and the Hasid or enthusiast....'

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