The Resource Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982, edited with an introduction by Guy G. Stroumsa

Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982, edited with an introduction by Guy G. Stroumsa

Label
Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982
Title
Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Guy G. Stroumsa
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American historian of ancient religions Morton Smith (1915-1991), had studied with the great scholar of Jewish mysticism Gershom Scholem (1897-1982), while in Jerusalem during the Second World War. After the war, the two started a long, fascinating and at times intense correspondence that ended only with Scholem's death. These letters, found in the Scholem archive in the National Library in Jerusalem, provide a rare perspective on the world and the approach of two leading historians of religion in the twentieth century. They also shed important new light upon Smith's discovery of a letter
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
296.092
Index
index present
LC call number
BM755.S295
LC item number
A4 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Jerusalem studies in religion and culture,
Series volume
v. 9
Label
Morton Smith and Gershom Scholem, correspondence 1945-1982, edited with an introduction by Guy G. Stroumsa
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-200) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover13; -- Introduction -- Letters 18211;122 -- Appendix A -- Publications and Work in Progress -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Index
Control code
ocn711004461
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Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 206 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283061124
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004168398.i-208
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)711004461
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