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Published: 01 June 1983

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780197100516


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Mystical Theology and Social Dissent

The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague

Byron L. Sherwin

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

Loew is known to posterity as the creator of the Golem, an artificial man endowed with superhuman powers. This book not only analyzes the legends and their influence on modern literature and ethics, but also provides a biography the mystical Rabbi.

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