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By Gershom Scholem, Klaus Ottmann

ISBN-10: 0882145665

ISBN-13: 9780882145662

Newly revised moment printing. Translated by way of KLAUS OTTMANN. A groundbreaking textual content on alchemy via the top pupil of Jewish mysticism is gifted the following for the 1st time in English translation. Scholem seems significantly on the connections among alchemy, the Jewish Kabbalah; its christianized types, corresponding to the gold- and rosicrucian mysticisms, and the myth-based psychology of C.G. Jung, and uncovers forgotten alchemical roots embedded within the Kabbalah.

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The Ethiopic Version of the Book of Enoch: Edited from Twenty- Three MSS. together with the Fragmentary Greek and Latin Versions. Anecdota Oxoniensia, Semitic Series 11. Oxford: Clarendon, 1906. Critical edition of Ethiopic version and text of Greek version of 1 Enoch 1-32 Chialà, Sabino. Libro delle parabole di Enoc. Studi Biblici 117. Brescia: Paideia, 1997. Introduction, translation, and commentary on the Book of Parables Isaac, Ephraim. ” In James H. , The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, 1:5-89.

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001. The Book of the Watchers (Chapters 1-36) Superscription to the Book 1:1 THE WORDS OF THE BLESSING WITH WHICH ENOCH BLESSED THE RIGHTEOUS CHOSEN who will be present on the day of tribulation, to remove all the enemies; and the righteous will be saved. Introduction: An Oracle of Judgment (1:2 —5:9) 2 And he took up his discourse5 and said, “Enoch, a righteous man whose eyes were opened by God, who had the vision of the Holy One and of heaven, which he showed me. From the words of the watchers and holy ones I heard everything; and as I heard everything from them, I also understood what I saw.

106-107) According to this narrative, Noah’s miraculous birth foreshadowed his role as the preserver of the human race. Placed at the end of the corpus, the story promises salvation for the righteous, who will survive the great judgment that was prefigured in the Flood. , Isaac, Samson, and Samuel) as well as the stories of the conceptions of Jesus and John the Baptist in Matthew 1 and Luke 1. Its structure also parallels 1 Enoch 65 and 83. A Final Book of Enoch (Chap. 108) This “other book that Enoch wrote” is actually a summarizing and interpretive conclusion to the corpus, which exhorts the righteous who live “in the end of days” to endure in their expectation because the judgment will soon vindicate them and eradicate sin and the sinners who have troubled and oppressed them.

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