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Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader

The Merkabah Tradition and the Zoharic Tradition (Library of Judaic Learning)

by David R. Blumenthal

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Published by Ktav Publishing House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Judaism - Hasidism,
  • Mysticism,
  • General,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Judaism,
  • Cabala

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8344456M
    ISBN 100870683349
    ISBN 109780870683343

    Blumenthal, David Understanding Jewish mysticism: a source reader / [edited] by David R. Blumenthal New York: KTAV, BMU52 Vol. 2 (The Philosophical-Mystical Tradition and the Hasidic Tradition New York: KTAV BMU5   INTRODUCTION. It is commonly accepted today that Gershom Scholem’s study of Kabbalah was shaped within the framework of his national and anarchic theology (although there remain scholars who dismiss this claim). 1 In this article I would like to expand the discussion on the theological perspectives of the study of Jewish mysticism beyond the Cited by: 2.

    Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. JEWISH MYSTICISM ENGLISH READING LIST. by Rabbi Moshe Wisnefsky. This is a bibliograpy of basic works in English on Jewish mysticism: Kabbalah, Chassidism and Jewish meditation. It includes only works that we consider reliable and authoritative (although even many of these books have some shortcomings).

    Understanding Jewish Influence I: Background Traits for Jewish Activism Kevin MacDonald During this period the great majority of Jews believed in Cabbala—Jewish. mysticism. Influential Jewish scholars like Gershom Scholem ignored the obvious racialist, finding in it a fitting justice.” In the Book of Esther, after the Jews kill the.   One result of this burst of interest and popularization of Jewish mysticism is the problem of misinformation. The need for reliable source material has become crucial. This four-volume work by Professor Joseph Dan is a monumental event in the publishing history of English-language reference books on the subject of Jewish mystical thought and Brand: Jason Aronson, Inc.


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David R. Blumenthal Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies, retired. Professor Blumenthal did path-breaking work in medieval intellectual Jewish history with his early studies in Yemenite philosophy, his two-volume textbook on Jewish mysticism (Understanding Jewish Mysticism), and his later work that established.

"Kabbalah, meaning "tradition," originated with the ancient Hebraic priesthood. This book will attempt to recover not only the main features of the priestly lore, but its meaning, that which through the millennia has continued to embody the secret heart of Jewish mysticism and give it vitality." – Bodhi Tree Book Review, Summer / Fall Released on: Aug   Albotini, Y.: Chapters transl.

in Blumenthal, D.: Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader - The Philosophic Mystical Tradition and the Chassidic Tradition, Volume II, KTAV Publishing House Inc., New York Vital, Chaim: Sefer Sha’ar Ru’ach ha-Kodesh, Mosdat Nehar Shalom, Jerusalem Author: Jacobus G.

Swart. Be careful, there are several translations out there, some of with have goals of their own; read a few, then decide.

A good one to start with is in Volume One of Understanding Jewish Mysticism. Vassar Library Catalogue shows it as: TITLE Understanding Jewish mysticism: a source reader [edited] David R. Blumenthal. “Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader Volume I: The Merkabah Tradition and the Zoharic Tradition” by David R.

Blumenthal “Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader Volume II: The Philosophic-Mystical Tradition and The Hasidic Tradition” by David R.

Blumenthal. Preface The Holy Name: Mysticism in Judaism explores the mystic truths common to Judaism and the teachings of the saints (sant Mat). It covers several thousand years of Jewish mystic history and thought and provides the reader with a rich and varied compilation of writings collected from the prophets of the Bible, Jewish Sufis of thirteenth-century Egypt, the Kabbalists of.

The Book Yetsirah is syncretic, and while the emphasised significance of the number 'ten,' as well as the importance of the idea of the world as the scene of Divine Agencies (or Middot), is in its native origin Jewish, the teaching about the creative powers of letters and numbers is only Jewish by adoption, and whether the word 'Sefirot' is.

Blumenthal, David R. Understanding Jewish mysticism: A source reader: The Merkabah tradition and the Zoharic York: Ktav. Google ScholarAuthor: Steven T. Katz. In postbiblical Jewish accounts, tselem is often identified with the luminous "clothing" of the human heart.

Scholem's research shows that in Jewish mysticism tselem was also understood as a sort of "garment" of the soul, which "floats" over it. He observes that "this garment also becomes the soul's heavenly attire when it returns to Paradise. An unprecedented annotated anthology of the most important Jewish mystical works, A Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism Reader is designed to facilitate teaching these works to all levels of learners in adult education and college classroom settings.

Daniel M. Horwitz’s insightful introductions and commentary accompany readings in the Talmud and Zohar and Brand: The Jewish Publication Society.Survivor story, Jewish, Concentration Camps, Eyewitness account, Nazi Book 1) A Holocaust Reader (Library of Jewish Studies) The Other in Jewish Thought and History: Constructions of Jewish Culture and Identity (New Perspectives on Jewish Studies) The World Must Know: TheFile Size: KB.