Jewish mysticism and Kabbalah: new insights and scholarship

Introduction : reading mysteries: the origins of scholarship on Jewish mysticism / Hartley Lachter -- Ancient Jewish mysticism / Michael D. Swartz -- The Zohar : masterpiece of Jewish mysticism / Eitan P. Fishbane -- Abraham ben Samuel Abulafia and the prophetic Kabbalah / Elliot R. Wolfson -- New a...

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Contributors: Greenspahn, Frederick E. 1946- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York London New York University Press 2011
Series/Journal:Jewish studies in the 21st century
Further subjects:B Cabala History
B Judaism History
B Mysticism Judaism History
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Summary:Introduction : reading mysteries: the origins of scholarship on Jewish mysticism / Hartley Lachter -- Ancient Jewish mysticism / Michael D. Swartz -- The Zohar : masterpiece of Jewish mysticism / Eitan P. Fishbane -- Abraham ben Samuel Abulafia and the prophetic Kabbalah / Elliot R. Wolfson -- New approaches to the study of kabbalistic life in sixteenth-century in Safed / Lawrence Fine -- Mystical messianism : from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment / Matt Goldish -- Hasidism : mystical and non-mystical approaches to interpreting Scripture / Shaul Magid -- Christian Kabbalah / Allison P. Coudert -- Kabbalah at the turn of the 21st century / Jody Myers -- Gender in Jewish mysticism / Hava Tirosh-Samuelson -- Epilogue : Kabbalah and contemporary Judaism / Pinchas Giller
Item Description:Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0814732860