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Religion after Religion:
Gershom Scholem, Mircea Eliade, and Henry Corbin at Eranos
Steven M. Wasserstrom

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Preface and Acknowledgments ix
Author's Note xi
Introduction 3
PART 1: Religion after Religion 21
Chapter 1. Eranos and the "History of Religions" 23
Chapter 2. Toward the Origins of History of Religions: Christian Kabbalah as Inspiration and as Initiation 37
Chapter 3. Tautegorical Sublime: Gershom Scholem and Henry Corbin in Conversation 52
Chapter 4. Coincidentia Oppositorum: An Essay 67
PART II: Poetics 83
Chapter 5. On Symbols and Symbolizing 85
Chapter 6. Aesthetic Solutions 100
Chapter 7. A Rustling in the Woods: The Turn to Myth in Weimar Jewish Thought 112
PART III: Politics 125
Chapter 8. Collective Renovatio 127
Chapter 9. The Idea of Incognito: Authority and Its Occultation According to Henry Corbin 145
PART IV.- History 157
Chapter 10. Mystic Historicities 159
Chapter 11. The Chiliastic Practice of Islamic Studies According to Henry Corbin 172
Chapter 12. Psychoanalysis in Reverse 183
PART V: Ethics 201
Chapter 13. Uses of the Androgyne in the History of Religions 203
Chapter 14. Defeating Evil from Within: Comparative Perspectives on "Redemption through Sin" 215
Chapter 15. On the Suspension of the Ethical 225
Conclusion 237
Abbreviations Used in the Notes 251
Notes 255
Index 355

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