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The chosen will become herds : studies in twentieth-century kabbalah

Author: Jonathan Garb
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Espiritualidad y religion (E-libro)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A noted expert on Kabbalah, Jonathan Garb places the 'kabbalistic Renaissance' within the global context of the rise of other forms of spirituality, including Sufism and Tibetan Buddhism.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garb, Jonathan.
Chosen will become herds.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008054918
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Garb
OCLC Number: 929637809
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 218 p)
Contents: Introduction: the study of twentieth-century Kabbalah: dilemmas and possibilities --
Jewish mysticism in the twentieth century: major trends --
The drive to disseminate kabbalah --
The concept of power in national mysticism --
Psychological notions of power --
Sacred space and sacred persons --
Circumvention and violation of halakha --
The upsurge of mysticism as a Jewish and global phenomenon.
Series Title: Espiritualidad y religion (E-libro)
Other Titles: Yeḥide ha-segulot yihyu la-ʻadarim.
Responsibility: Jonathan Garb ; translated by Yaffah Berkovits-Murciano.


Presents a broad overview of the major trends in contemporary Kabbalah together with discussions of major figures and schools. This book places the 'Kabbalistic Renaissance' within the global context  Read more...


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"The first comprehensive survey of the major developments in the history of Kabbalah as well as the spiritual life in Israel in the twentieth-century...This is an original piece of scholarship, Read more...

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