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The mystic quest : an introduction to Jewish mysticism

Author: David S Ariel
Publisher: Northvale, N.J. : J. Aronson, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Mystic Quest explains the major ideas and concepts of Jewish mystical thought in a way that the general reader can clearly understand. Drawing upon his own extensive research as well as on the growing body of scholarly material on the subject, Dr. David Ariel, president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, presents the extremely difficult and complex elements of Jewish mysticism in language that makes it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ariel, David S.
Mystic quest.
Northvale, N.J. : J. Aronson, ©1988
(DLC) 88010431
(OCoLC)17766357
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Ariel
ISBN: 9781461631644 1461631645
OCLC Number: 682075274
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 237 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Seekers of unity: the nature of mysticism --
Bridging the abyss: the history of Jewish mysticism --
Living with the abyss: the character of Jewish mysticism --
The hidden and the revealed: the principles of Jewish mysticism --
The calculus of the divine world: the teaching of the Sefirot --
The Shekhinah: the feminine aspect of God --
Language and being: the Torah as God's emanation --
The oneness of being: the destiny of the soul --
The mystic drama: the religious life of the Jewish mystic --
Uplifting the sparks: modern Jewish mysticism --
Jewish mysticism and the mystic quest.
Responsibility: David S. Ariel.
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Explains the ideas and concepts of Jewish mystical thought. This book presents the elements of Jewish mysticism.  Read more...

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