Reading the Zohar: The Sacred Text of the Kabbalah

Reading the Zohar: The Sacred Text of the Kabbalah

by Pinchas Giller
     
 

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Comprising well over a thousand pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts known as the Zohar represents the collective wisdom of various strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, up to the thirteenth century. This massive work continues to provide the foundation of much Jewish mystical thought and practice to the present day. In this book, Pinchas

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Comprising well over a thousand pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts known as the Zohar represents the collective wisdom of various strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, up to the thirteenth century. This massive work continues to provide the foundation of much Jewish mystical thought and practice to the present day. In this book, Pinchas Giller examines certaing sections of the Zohar and the ways in which the central doctrines of classical kabbalah took shape around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195118490
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,000,971
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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