Gershom Scholem and the Mystical Dimension of Jewish History

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The skin typifies the heavens which extend everywhere and cover everything like a garment. Includes a small amount of mystic content. In contrast, with this understanding of kataphatic and apophatic, Fr. Note(s): Originally published: New York: Parke, Austin, and Lipscomb, 1917./ v. 1. Brooklyn: Mesorah, 1999, 489 pp. An excellent anthology of commentary, culled not only from the second Gerer Rebbe, but also from other great masters of the Polish Chasidic dynasties. The fact that criminals have made it look and feel just like money, does not change the fact that it is a mere deception.

Pages: 350

Publisher: New York University Press; Not Indicated edition (April 1, 1987)

ISBN: 0814717799

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