Along the Path: Studies in Kabbalistic Myth, Symbolism, and Hermeneutics

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SUNY Press, Jul 1, 1995 - History - 283 pages
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This book demonstrates the complexity of Jewish mysticism in the history of religions. The author provides a morphology of the deep structures of thought that emerge from the basic texts of Jewish mysticism. Combining the most sophisticated philological and phenomenological methods, he explores fundamental issues.
 

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Contents

THE IMAGE OF JACOB ENGRAVED UPON THE THRONE FURTHER REFLECTION ON THE ESOTERIC DOCTRINE OF THE GERMAN PIET...
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THE TREE THAT IS ALL JEWISHCHRISTIAN ROOTS OF A KABBALISTIC SYMBOL IN SEFER HABAHIR
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WALKING AS A SACRED DUTY THEOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATION OF SOCIAL REALITY IN EARLY HASIDISM
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Notes
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Elliot R. Wolfson is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is the author of The Book of the Pomegranate: Moses de Le n's Sefer ha-Rimmon; Through A Speculum That Shines: Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism; and Circle in the Square: Studies in the Use of Gender in Kabbalistic Symbolism, also published by SUNY Press.

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