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|Document Type:||Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Shaul Magid; ebrary, Inc.
|Reproduction Notes:||Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2009 Online-Ressource.|
|Description:||xii, 349 p. Ill. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Kabbala, New Historicism, and the Question of Boundaries The Lurianic Myth: A Playbill 1. Genesis "And Adam's Sin Was (Very) Great": Original Sin in Lurianic Exegesis 2. Exodus The "Other" Israel: The Erev Rav (Mixed Multitude) as Conversos 3. Leviticus The Sin of Becoming a Woman: Male Homosexuality and the Castration Complex 4. Numbers Balaam, Moses, and the Prophecy of the "Other": A Lurianic Vision for the Erasure of Difference 5. Deuteronomy The Human and/as God: Divine Incarnation and the "Image of God" Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index|
|Series Title:||Indiana studies in biblical literature|
Shaul Magid has written a bold and intriguing book that should be stimulating to scholars of Jewish literature and intellectual thought. Utilizing five Scriptural narratives-one from each book of the