Kabbalah and Exodus

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A second component that accompanies Scholem's dialectic of myth, rationalism, and mysticism is his theory of esotericism. In this atmosphere of tension, many in the congregation probably expected a message of conciliation, a retrenchment. Yet Jewish mystics have always emphasized the importance of the seemingly more mundane-but perhaps, even more challenging - task of creating a pathway to the Holy One through the very midst of everyday life and the myriad distractions that surround us (Agus).

Pages: 234

Publisher: Bet El Trust; 2 edition (October 8, 2013)

ISBN: 1909171093

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