Kabbalah: The Mystic Quest in Judaism

Kabbalah: The Mystic Quest in Judaism

By: David S. Ariel (author)Hardback

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Today, many people from all faiths are exploring the Kabbalah. What was once contoversial and esoteric teachings from midieval Jewish mystics now is becoming one of the latest spiritual trends sweeping across America. The book has a completely revised introduction and several substantially revised chapters, making key ideas less abstract and more comprehensible to readers, and now includes a section called the 10 Main Conceptual Principles.

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About Author

David Ariel is President of the Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies in Cleveland. He is the author of the best selling book What Do Jews Believe? The Spiritual Foundations of Judaism, and Spiritual Judaism: Restoring Heart and Soul to Jewish Life. Ariel lives in the Cleveland, Ohio area.

Contents

Chapter 1 Seekers of Unity: The Nature of Mysticism Chapter 2 Visionaries, Mystics, and Kabbalists: The History of Jewish Mysticism Chapter 3 The Hidden and the Revealed: The Infinite God of Jewish Mysticism Chapter 4 The Calculus of the Divine World: The Teaching of the Sefirot Chapter 5 The Shekhinah: The Feminine Aspect of God Chapter 6 Entering the Garden: The Meaning of Torah Chapter 7 The Oneness of Being: The Destiny of the Soul Chapter 8 The Mystic Drama: The Religious Life of the Jewish Mystic Chapter 9 Raising the Sparks: Modern Jewish Mysticism Chapter 10 Mysticism and Meditation: The Mystic Quest

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/11/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780742545656
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780742545656
  • weight: 513
  • ISBN10: 0742545652

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