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Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
Synopses & Reviews
The Mystic Quest is a lucid, accessible introduction to the esoteric mystical tradition in Judaism known as Kabbalah.
Jewish mysticism is a rich and varied tradition of secret teachings and practices that has been a part of Judaism since antiquity. Ariel locates the Jewish mystical tradition within the context of Jewish history and traces its evolution throughout the ages, concluding with the role of mysticism in contemporary Judaism.
David S. Ariel is president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-227) and index.
About the Author
David S. Ariel is president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies. He is the author of What Do Jews Believe? and Spiritual Judaism.
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