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The Concept of Power in National Mysticism

Jonathan Garb

in The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter attempts to clarify the concept of national mysticism by focusing on the place of “power” within it. It explains that power was one of the keywords of political and psychological culture ... More


The Exile’s Tale: Stephen Langton and the Road to Magna Carta

Richard Huscroft

in Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the tale of Stephen Langton, which involves whispered plotting, sworn alliances, and the depiction of a resolute leader bent on reforming the realm with the support of a group ... More


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