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By Gershom Scholem,Yaacob Dweck,R. J. Zwi Werblowsky

Gershom Scholem stands proud between smooth thinkers for the richness and tool of his historic mind's eye. a piece generally esteemed as his magnum opus, Sabbatai Ṣevi bargains a vividly exact account of the single messianic flow ever to engulf the complete Jewish international. Sabbatai Ṣevi was once an vague kabbalist rabbi of seventeenth-century Turkey who aroused a fervent following that unfold over the Jewish international after he declared himself to be the Messiah. The circulation suffered a serious blow while Ṣevi used to be compelled to transform to Islam, yet a clandestine sect survived. A enormous and revisionary paintings of Jewish historiography, Sabbatai Ṣevi info Ṣevi's upward push to prominence and sticks out for its mix of philological and empirical authority and fervour. This version features a new creation via Yaacob Dweck that explains the scholarly value of Scholem's paintings to a brand new new release of readers.

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