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

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SUNY Press, 1995 - Religion - 283 pages
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This book explores the fundamental issues in Jewish mysticism and provides a taxonomy of the deep structures of thought that emerge from the texts.

 

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Contents

Further Reflection on the Esoteric Doctrine of the German Pietists
1
JewishChristian Roots of a Kabbalistic Symbol in Sefer haBahir
63
Theological Transformation of Social Reality in Early Hasidism
89
Notes
111

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About the author (1995)

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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