By Frederick E. Greenspahn

ISBN-10: 0814732860

ISBN-13: 9780814732861

Over the previous iteration, students have committed expanding cognizance to the various kinds that Jewish mysticism has taken either long ago and at the present time: what used to be known as “nonsense” via Jewish students has generated vital learn and a focus either in the academy and past, as validated through the preferred fascination with figures comparable to Madonna and Demi Moore and the turning out to be curiosity in spirituality.  

In Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah, top specialists introduce the background of this scholarship in addition to the newest insights and debates that presently animate the sector in a manner that's obtainable to a wide viewers. From mystical outpourings in old Palestine to the Kabbalah Centre, and from attitudes in the direction of gender to mystical contributions to Jewish messianic pursuits, this quantity explores a number of the expressions of Jewish mysticism from antiquity to the current day in an interesting variety acceptable for college kids and non-specialists alike.

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