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The Resource Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel, (electronic resource)

Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel, (electronic resource)

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Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation
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Absorbing perfections
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Kabbalah and interpretation
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Moshe Idel
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eng
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MiAaPQ
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index present
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non fiction
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Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel, (electronic resource)
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Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-645) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The world-absorbing text -- The God-absorbing text : black fire on white fire -- Text and interpretation affinities in Kabbalah -- The book that contains and maintains all -- Magical and magical-mystical arcanizations of canonical books -- Torah study and mystical experiences in Jewish mysticism -- Secrecy, binah, and derishah -- Semantics, constellation, and interpretation -- Radical forms of Jewish hermeneutics -- The symbolic mode of theosophical-theurgical Kabbalah -- Allegories, divine names, and experiences in ecstatic Kabbalah -- Tzerufei otiyyot : mutability and accommodation of the Torah in Jewish mysticism -- Tradition, transmission, and techniques -- Concluding remarks -- Appendix 1. Pardes : the fourfold method of interpretation -- Appendix 2. Abraham Abulafia's Torah of blood and ink -- Appendix 3. R. Isaac of Acre's exegetical quandary -- Appendix 4. The exile of the Torah and the imprisonment of secrets -- Appendix 5. On oral Torah and multiple interpretations in Hasidism -- Appendix 6. "Book of God"/"book of law" in late-fifteenth-century Florence
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xvii, 668 p.
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  • online
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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