Jewish Kabbalah and Italian Renaissance – Fondazione Collegio San Carlo

Jewish Kabbalah and Italian Renaissance

  • Moshe Idel

    Professore di Jewish Thought - Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • da martedì 17 febbraio 2004 a martedì 24 febbraio 2004
Scuola Alti Studi

Programma del corso

1. The Concept of Renaissance. Problems of Definition: Renewal, Return, Acceleration, Revitalization

2. Italian Renaissance as Discovery of New Forms of Knowledge. Ficino and Pico
3. Jews, Converts and Italian Thinkers in the Renaissance: The Missionary Nature of Pico della Mirandola’s Resort to Kabbalah
4. Prisca Theologia in Jewish and Christian Sources
5. Three Jewish Literary Corpora present in Florentine Renaissance: Yohanan Alemanno
6. “The Dignity of Man” in Jewish sources and in Pico della Mirandola
7. Magical Understandings of Kabbalah and Renaissance “magia naturalis”
8. Neoplatonic Understandings of Kabbalah in Jewish and Christian Sources
9. Leone Ebreo’s Dialogi d’Amore, between Spanish Heritage and Renaissance Italian Culture
10. Christian Kabbalah and Kabbalah in Safed
11. Italian Renaissance and late 16th and Early 17th century Kabbalah: Abraham Yagel, Abraham Cohen Herrera, Joseph del Medigo
12. Christian Kabbalah and the Critique of the Jewish Kabbalah

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