Jewish mysticism and magic: an anthropological perspective

Prologue -- Historical background -- Literary sources -- Theoretical background -- Sanctuary, temple and synagogue : Jewish sects, magic and magicians -- El Shaddai, the mighty Hebrew God : his covenants with the righteous -- The 'sacred' and the 'profane' -- Sacrifice and praye...

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Main Author: Bloom, Maureen (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2007
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Routledge Jewish studies series
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Mysticism / Judaism
B Magic / Judaism
Further subjects:B Jews Social life and customs
B Mysticism Judaism
B Jewish literature History and criticism
B Judaism Customs and practices
B Judaism Liturgy
B Jewish magic
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Summary:Prologue -- Historical background -- Literary sources -- Theoretical background -- Sanctuary, temple and synagogue : Jewish sects, magic and magicians -- El Shaddai, the mighty Hebrew God : his covenants with the righteous -- The 'sacred' and the 'profane' -- Sacrifice and prayer in Israelite religion -- Ordering the body in a world of disorder -- Approximating God, appropriating authority : Hekhalot and Merkava literature -- Imprecations, healing and protection : the 'Book of secrets', amulets, incantation bowls -- Epilogue
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Formerly CIP
ISBN:0415421128