Provides impressive dossier on the phenomenon of Saturnism, offering an interpretation of aspects of Judaism, including the emergence of Sabbateanism. This title demonstrates that they were instrumental in the conviction that Sabbatei Tzevei, the mid-17th-century messianic figure in Rabbinic Judaism, was indeed the Messiah.
Moshe Idel is Max Cooper Professor of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, Israel. He is an expert in Kabbalah and has been a recipient of the prestigious Israel Prize for excellence in the field of Jewish Philosophy.
Continuum Publishing Corporation
Date of Publication
The Robert and Arlene Kogod Library of Judaic Studies