The Wisdom of the Zohar: An Anthology of Texts

The Wisdom of the Zohar: An Anthology of Texts

by Isaiah Tishby
     
 
This study of Hasidic mysticism and its kabbalistic roots provides and excellent introduction to Hasidism. Methodical in its approach, it discusses the theology, history, and major figures of Hasidism as well as its complex links to kabbalah, Shabbateanism, and post-Shabbatean texts. As such it opens a new window on the religious experience while also making a

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This study of Hasidic mysticism and its kabbalistic roots provides and excellent introduction to Hasidism. Methodical in its approach, it discusses the theology, history, and major figures of Hasidism as well as its complex links to kabbalah, Shabbateanism, and post-Shabbatean texts. As such it opens a new window on the religious experience while also making a valuable contribution to the study of the eighteenth century as a key period in the formation of modern Jewry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781874774280
Publisher:
Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, The
Publication date:
09/30/1989
Series:
The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Pages:
1654
Sales rank:
804,535
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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