Branches Of The Chassidic Menorah: Biographical Sketches

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Moshe Idel would make the point that Gnostic ideas could very well have had their origins in Judaism. as well as the Jewish community.1 This volume comes in the midst of an interesting period of transition in the study of Kabbalah. Poseidon, Brahma, and amethysts -- none of which, certainly, the original Jewish Kabbalists had in mind!.... Even though Saturn, the Sabbath, the mouth, as well as life and death were formed with the letter bet, Saturn does not govern life or the mouth but only the Sabbath ...

Pages: 213

Publisher: Sie; First Edition (US) First Printing edition (June 30, 1999)

ISBN: 1881400328

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