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Indeed, Judaism means a rational - Halacha kind of movement (Talmudic world) but also an irrational, secret, messianic, movement as well. Hebrew for “received tradition,” Kabbalah (Ka-ba-LAH) refers to the study of ancient texts, most notably the Zohar, a 13th-century commentary on the Torah (the five books of Moses). For example, a person's having a religious psychological set can just as well be a condition for enjoying and being capable of recognizing an experience of God, as it can be a cause of delusion.

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It is not speculative philosophy based on human insight nor theories derived from human reasoning. It is a study, as it were, of Divinity and of the relationship between G-d and His Creation, based on the premises of revealed truth. The Kabbala takes man beyond the normative understanding of reason. It goes beyond the exoteric part of Torah and transcends normative existence epub. Buber, M., Tales of Angels, Spirits, and Demons, New York: Hawk’s Well Press, 1958 The Secrets of the Caduceus. It appears in 13th century Spain for the first time. Traditionalists would claim that it was written by the rabbis of Galilee in the second century C. In particular by one rabbi, Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai. Ultimately, the Zohar was printed in the 16th century and it became an extremely influential work, although many Kabbalists were actually unhappy with that Beyond Blame: A Full-Responsibility Approach to Life (Technology for the Soul). The positive valorization of imagination can be seen. 80. 147 and 159–60. “Some Critical Notes on the First Part of Sēfer Yesirā. 507. Ben: Sonship and Jewish Mysticism (London: Continuum CAMPING KILLERS: CULTISTS. The anthology was thoughtfully assembled and translated from the nine-volume Hebrew original. LIVING THE KABBALA: A Guide to the Sabbath and Festivals in the Teachings of Rabbi Rafael Moshe Luria. Selected, edited and translated by Simcha H. Rafael-Moshe Luria, a descendent of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, is a contemporary teacher of Kabbala in Jerusalem Rabbi Yehuda Leove ben Bezalel: The Maharal of Prague: Divine Power (2 Volumes). An overriding typology is thus provided for ecstatic mysticism in Judaism. (Sources and Studies in the Literature of Jewish Mysticism 8; 2002, 286 pp., ISBN 0-9640972-9-X, in Hebrew) Sefer Gematriot of R pdf. Messianic Mystics. 18. pt. 1993). with introductions by Moshe Idel and Elias Lipiner (Jerusalem: Bialik Institute. pp. The Messianic Idea from the Expulsion from Spain [in Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Magnes. 357–434. pp. Jewish Messianism in the Early Modern World. Moshe Idel. “Two Letters of Abraham ben Eliezer haLevi.” Frankfurter Judaistische Beiträge 33 (2006): 81–110. 185–202 online.

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