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Author Sherwin, Byron L.

Title Kabbalah : an introduction to Jewish mysticism / Byron L. Sherwin.

Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  296.16 SHER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Entering the orchard : an invitation to Jewish mysticism -- 2. Five models of Jewish mystical experience -- 3. Normal mysticism -- 4. Access codes : the Sefirot -- 5. Mystical intimacy -- 6. Addressing God's needs -- 7. Drawing down divine grace -- 8. Prophetic Kabbalah -- 9. Combined models : religious life -- 10. Combined models : magic and messianic redemption.
Summary "Kabbalah is a clear, accessible primer and introduction to the major teachings of the Jewish mystics and dominant forms of Jewish mystical experiences, as well as to the significant texts that constitute classical Jewish mystical literature."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Cabala -- History.
Mysticism -- Judaism.
ISBN 9780742543638 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742543645 (paperback: alk. paper)
0742543633 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742543641 (paperback: alk. paper)