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This enables us to understand why in Kabbalistic myth the Messiah becomes a
mere symbol, a pledge of the Messianic redemption of all things from their exile.
For it is not the act of the Messiah as executor of the i^^gr /-J tikkun, as a person ...
Then the 'rite for Leah' is performed; here the emphasis is no longer on exile but
on the promise of redemption. Messianic Psalms are recited and a long hymn, in
the form of a dialogue between God and the mystical Community of Israel, ...
Only in redemption would the moon be restored to its original state, and in
support of this belief a verse from Isaiah (30 : 26) was cited. Meanwhile, no
cosmic event seemed to the Kabbalists to be more closely connected with the
exile of all ...
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A good clear introduction to a very complex topic lately abused by casual practioners. I offered to lend this book to one modern "Kabbalist" who told me her group had more fun making it up. At least ... Read full review
RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY AND MYSTICISM
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THE MEANING OF THE TORAH IN JEWISH
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