Kabbalah: The Way of the Jewish Mystic

Kabbalah: The Way of the Jewish Mystic

by Perle Epstein
     
 

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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

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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 Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/25/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
702,333
File size:
1 MB

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