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Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Description:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805210033
Subtitle:
(an introduction to Jewish mysticism )
Editor:
Fetterman, Bonny V.
Publisher:
Shocken Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Magick Studies
Subject:
Cabala
Subject:
Cabala -- History.
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Edition Description:
1st Shocken paperback ed.
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvii, 237 p.
Dimensions:
8.23x5.48x.72 in. .66 lbs.

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