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Elliot R. Wolfson is the Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University.

His main area of scholarly research is the history of Jewish mysticism but he has brought to bear on that field training in philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, postmodern hermeneutics, Eastern mystical traditions, and the phenomenology of religion. His publications have won prestigious awards awards such as the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Category of Historical Studies in 1995 and the National Jewish Book Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 1995 and 2006. He has also published two volumes of poetry and has had a gallery show of his paintings.

Additionally, Wolfson has been the recipient of several academic honors and awards: he served as the Regenstein Visiting Professor in Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, University of Chicago (1992); Visiting Professor in the Russian State University in the Humanities (1995); a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey (1996); the Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto (1998); a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University (2000, 2008—2009); the Crown-Minnow Visiting Professor of Theology and Jewish Studies, University of Notre Dame (2002); Brownstone Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College (2003); Visiting Professor in the Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University (2005); Professor of Jewish Mysticism in Shandong University, Jinan, China (2005); and the Lynette S. Autrey Visiting Professor, Humanities Research Center, Rice University (2007). He has also taught at Cornell University, Queens College, Princeton University, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Hebrew Union College, Bard College, and Columbia University. Wolfson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research.

Wolfson earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in philosophy at Queens College of the City University of New York, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, where he trained under the supervision of Alexander Altmann.

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Giving Beyond the Gift Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania
Giving Beyond the Gift Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania
Open Secret Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson
A Dream Interpreted within a Dream Oneiropoiesis and the Prism of Imagination
Open Secret Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson
Venturing Beyond Law and Morality in Kabbalistic Mysticism
Alef Mem Tau Kabbalistic Musings on Time Truth and Death
2006 - Alef Mem Tau Kabbalistic Musings on Time Truth and Death [Taubman Lectures in Jewish Studies] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780520246195
ISBN-10: 0520246195
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Language Eros Being Kabbalistic Hermeneutics And Poetic Imagination
Language Eros Being Kabbalistic Hermeneutics And Poetic Imagination
2005 - Language Eros Being Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823224197
ISBN-10: 0823224198
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Ultimate Intimacy The Psychodynamics of Jewish Mysticism
Through a Speculum That Shines
1997 - Through a Speculum That Shines (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780691017228
ISBN-10: 0691017220
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
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Circle in the Square Studies in the Use of Gender in Kabbalistic Symbolism
Circle in the Square Studies in the Use of Gender in Kabbalistic Symbolism
Along the Path Studies in Kabbalistic Myth Symbolism and Hermeneutics
Along the Path Studies in Kabbalistic Myth Symbolism and Hermeneutics
Through a Speculum That Shines Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism
The Book Of The Pomegranate Moses De Leon's Sefer Ha-rimmon
1988 - The Book of the Pomegranate Moses De Leon's Sefer Ha-rimmon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781930675209
ISBN-10: 1930675208
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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The Book of the Pomegranate Moses de Leon's Sefer Ha-Rimmon
The Book of the Pomegranate Moses De Leon's Sefer Ha-rimmon (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781555402136
ISBN-10: 1555402135
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Pathwings Philosphic and Poetic Reflections on the Hermeneutics of Time and Language