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The Beliefnet guide to the Kabbalah 1 edition

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The Beliefnet guide to the Kabbalah
1st Three Leaves Press ed.
Arthur Goldwag ; introduction by Lawrence Kushner

Published 2005 by Three Leaves Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Introduces the Jewish mystical tradition of the Kabbalah, examines its history, explains some of its teachings, and offers instruction in meditative, mystical, magical, and devotional practices.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
What is Kabbalah?
Roots of Kabbalah
3 early schools of Jewish mysticism
The Zohar and Rabbi Isaac Luria
Ten divine emanations
Characteristics of the Sefirot
Stages of spiritual ascent
Lurianic cosmology
Myth of Joseph della Reina: why the Messiah still has not come
Shabbetai Zevi - The Baal Shem Tov: a new kind of Hasidism
Twentieth century mysticism reborn
Jewish magic: amulets, demons, and the use of names
A mini-anthology of Kabbalah
What Kabbalah means to me: a tool to help me get away from the I, I, I
Afterword: Gathering the sparks / Rodger Kamenetz.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-171).

The Beliefnet guides -- 1
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Guide to the Kabbalah


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BM526 .G56 2005

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