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Kabbalah: The Way of The Jewish Mystic
     

Kabbalah: The Way of The Jewish Mystic

by Perle Epstein, Edward Hoffman
 

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This pioneering, popular introduction to Jewish mysticism was the first survey written for a general audience, and it's now available in Shambhala Classics. Epstein presents the methods, schools, and legendary practitioners of Kabbalah, unraveling the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as the Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar. The words of the

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This pioneering, popular introduction to Jewish mysticism was the first survey written for a general audience, and it's now available in Shambhala Classics. Epstein presents the methods, schools, and legendary practitioners of Kabbalah, unraveling the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as the Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar. The words of the great Kabbalists appear throughout the book, giving instructions on practices such as contemplation of the Bible's secret teachings, ecstatic prayer, and intensive meditation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834824577
Publisher:
Shambhala
Publication date:
02/13/2001
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,084,192
File size:
607 KB

Meet the Author

Perle Epstein, Ph.D., is a descendant of the Baal Shem Tov. As Perle Besserman, she is the author of Teachings of the Jewish Mystics and the Shambhala Guide to Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism.

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