As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist

Author: Eitan P Fishbane; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Named Person: Isaac ben Samuel, of Acre.; Isaac ben Samuel, of Acre.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eitan P Fishbane; ProQuest (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1261986423
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: xi, 322 p.
Contents: Pt. 1. Context. Perspectives and new directions : reflections on the state of scholarship --
The wandering kabbalist : historical profile and context. pt. 2. Reception and transmission. Receiving tradition, constructing authority --
Intentions and the recovery of meaning --
Seeing the secret : creative process and the hermeneutics of insight. pt. 3. Contemplative practice, mystical experience. Contemplation, theurgical action, and the presence of God --
Techniques of mystical contemplation : kavvanah and devotional experience --
Asceticism, prophecy, and mystical union.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Eitan P. Fishbane.

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