Tagged: Elliot R. Wolfson

Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menaḥem Mendel Schneerson by Elliot R. Wolfson

Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menaḥem Mendel Schneerson by Elliot R. Wolfson

Menaḥem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994) was the seventh and seemingly last Rebbe of the Habad-Lubavitch dynasty. Marked by conflicting tendencies, Schneerson was a radical messianic visionary who promoted a conservative political agenda, a reclusive contemplative...

Language, Eros, Being: Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination by Elliot R. Wolfson

Language, Eros, Being: Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination by Elliot R. Wolfson

This long-awaited, magisterial study-an unparalleled blend of philosophy, poetry, and philology-draws on theories of sexuality, phenomenology, comparative religion, philological writings on Kabbalah, Russian formalism, Wittgenstein, Rosenzweig, William Blake, and the very physics of the...