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Alef, mem, tau : kabbalistic musings on time, truth, and death

Author: Elliot R Wolfson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.
Series: Taubman lectures in Jewish studies, 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This highly original, provocative, and poetic work explores the nexus of time, truth, and death in the symbolic world of medieval kabbalah.
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Wolfson, Elliot R.
Alef, mem, tau.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005010546
(OCoLC)59011612
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot R Wolfson
ISBN: 9780520932319 0520932315 1423745515 9781423745518 0520246195 9780520246195
OCLC Number: 62861572
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Thinking time/hermeneutic suppositions --
Linear circularity/(a)temporal poetics --
Before alef/where beginnings end --
Within mem/returning forward --
After tau/where endings begin --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Taubman lectures in Jewish studies, 5.
Responsibility: Elliot R. Wolfson.
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