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Studies in Jewish mysticism

proceedings of regional conferences held at the University of California, Los Angeles, and McGill University in April, 1978

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Published by Association for Jewish Studies in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- Judaism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Joseph Dan and Frank Talmage.
    ContributionsDan, Joseph, 1935-, Talmage, Frank., Association for Jewish Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM723 .S75 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4268796M
    ISBN 100915938030
    LC Control Number81014847

    Mysticism is inseparably linked with religion. Because of the nature of mysticism, firsthand objective studies of it are virtually impossible, and students must confine themselves to the accounts of mystics, autobiographical and biographical, or, as the mystics themselves say, . Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook 7 day Cure Insomnia Hypnosis Course Jorgearturo Algorithmen 2, Vorlesung, WS17/18 Purpose Planner Kingston Shakespeare Podcasts Ageless Lifestyles® LLC B'More: Caring.

    Jewish mysticism differs radically from all other mystic schools. Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), is based on the public Revelation at Sinai, when the Torah was given to historical event of Sinai attests to the divine source and nature of the Torah and Jewish mysticism. Reading: “The Path of the Tzaddik (Jewish Enlightenment)” in God is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism by Rabbi David A. Cooper, New York: Riverhead Books, , pp. (on reserve). Recommended: Practical Kabbalah: A Guide to Jewish Wisdom for Everyday Life by Rabbi Laibl Wolf, New York: Three Rivers Press,

    Elliot R. Wolfson is the Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University, and Director of Religious Studies. He is the author of several books on the history of Jewish mysticism, including Along the Path: Studies in Kabbalistic Myth, Symbolism, and Hermeneutics and Circle in the Square: Studies in the Use of Gender in Kabbalistic Symbolism.   16 Moshe Idel Hitbodedut On Solitude in Jewish 17 Moshe Idel Jerusalem in 13th Century Jewish 18 Moshe Idel Jewish Magic .


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Like most subjects of Jewish belief, the area of mysticism is wide open to personal interpretation. Some traditional Jews take mysticism very seriously. Mysticism is an integral part of Chasidic Judaism, for example, and passages from kabbalistic sources are routinely included in traditional prayer books.

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