Paradise now: essays on early Jewish and Christian mysticism

What is early Jewish and Christian mysticism? / April D. DeConick -- Religious experience and the construction of the transcendent self / Alan F. Segal -- Visionary experience in ancient Judaism and Christianity / Christopher Rowland with Patricia Gibbons and Vicente Dobroruka -- Performative exeges...

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Published in:Symposium series
Contributors: De Conick, April D. (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden [u.a.] Brill 2006
In:Symposium series
Series/Journal:Society of Biblical Literature symposium series 11
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Mysticism / Church
B Mysticism / Judaism
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Mysticism History
B Mysticism Judaism History
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Summary:What is early Jewish and Christian mysticism? / April D. DeConick -- Religious experience and the construction of the transcendent self / Alan F. Segal -- Visionary experience in ancient Judaism and Christianity / Christopher Rowland with Patricia Gibbons and Vicente Dobroruka -- Performative exegesis / Seth L. Sanders -- The emergence of the mystical traditions of the merkabah / Rachel Elior -- The ancient Jewish apocalypses and the Hekhalot literature / James R. Davila -- Rabbi Ishmael's priestly genealogy in Hekhalot literature / Ra'anan S. Boustan -- The temple within / R. A. Morray-Jones -- God's face in the Enochic tradition / Andrei A. Orlov -- Wheels of time in the apocalypse of Jesus Christ / Cameron C. Afzal -- Sexuality and gender of angels / Kevin Sullivan -- Lessons on early Jewish apocalypticism and mysticism from dream literature / Frances Flannery-Dailey -- Situating the afterlife / Kelley Coblentz Bautch -- Eschatological sorrow, divine weeping, and God's right arm / Rebecca Lesses -- The therapeutae, text work, ritual and mystical experience / Celia Deutsch -- Jewish and Christian heavenly meal traditions / Andrea Lieber -- Baptismal praxis and mystical experience in the book of Revelation / Charles A. Gieschen -- Divine secrets and divination / Daphna Arbel
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-418) and indexes
ISBN:9004151214