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Descenders to the chariot : the people behind the Hekhalot literature

Author: James R Davila
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2001.
Series: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, v. 70.
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Drawing on anthropological models and epigraphic and archaeologicale evidence, this book aims to show that the Hekhalot literature preserves the teachings and rituals of real religious functionaries  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Davila
ISBN: 9004115412 9789004115415
OCLC Number: 47756234
Description: 342 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Hekhalot Literature --
2. Mysticism, Magic, and Shamanism --
3. Becoming a Shaman --
4. Shamanic Ascetic Techniques --
5. Initiatory Disintegration and Reintegration --
6. The Otherworldly Journey --
7. Control of the Spirits --
8. The Hekhalot Literature and Other Jewish Texts of Ritual Power --
9. Locating the Descenders to the Chariot --
10. Conclusions.
Series Title: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, v. 70.
Responsibility: by James R. Davila.

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'...this creatively original, lucidly written, and richly rewarding book is a major contribution to our understanding of Hekhalot mysticism and its origins.' C.R.A. Morray-Jones, Journal of Read more...

 
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