Zohar, the Book of Enlightenment

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Daniel Chanan Matt
Paulist Press, 1983 - Religion - 320 pages
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This is the first translation with commentary of selections from The Zohar, the major text of the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition. This work was written in 13th-century Spain by Moses de Leon, a Spanish scholar.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE TEN SEFIROT
35
ZOHAR
41
HOW TO LOOK AT TORAH
43
ZOHAR ON GENESIS
47
THE CREATION OF ELOHIM
49
THE HIDDEN LIGHT
51
ADAMS SIN
54
PHARAOH ISRAEL AND GOD
111
MANNA AND WISDOM
113
IS THERE ANYONE LIKE MOSES?
117
ALL OF ISRAEL SAW THE LETTERS
119
THE OLD MAN AND THE BEAUTIFUL MAIDEN
121
THE GIFT OF DWELLING
127
THE SECRET OF SABBATH
132
THE GOLDEN CALF
133

MALE AND FEMALE
55
AFTER THE FLOOD
57
ABRAM THE SOULBREATH
60
ABRAMS DESCENT INTO EGYPT
63
OPENINGS
65
AN OFFERING TO GOD
69
THE BINDING OF ABRAHAM AND ISAAC
72
JACOBS JOURNEY
75
JOSEPHS DREAM
80
SEDUCTION ABOVE AND BELOW
84
JACOBS GARMENT OF DAYS
91
ZOHAR ON EXODUS
97
THE BIRTH OF MOSES
99
MOSES AND THE BLAZING BUSH
102
MOSES AND HIS FATHERINLAW
105
COLORS AND ENLIGHTENMENT
107
DEUTERONOMY
143
QORBAN AND OLAH DRAWING NEAR AND ASCENDING
145
GUESTS IN THE SUKKAH
148
GOD ISRAEL AND SHEKHINAH
153
THRESHING OUT THE SECRETS
163
THE RABBIS ENCOUNTER A CHILD
170
MIRACLES
177
THE WEDDING CELEBRATION
182
NOTES
191
APPENDIX
301
GLOSSARY
303
BIBLIOGRAPHY
307
INDEX TO ZOHAR PASSAGES
311
INDEXES
313
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