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Author Helmont, Franciscus Mercurius van, 1614-1699.

Title Francis Mercury van Helmont's "Sketch of Christian Kabbalism" / translated and edited by Sheila A. Spector.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Adumbratio Kabbalae Christiana. English & Latin
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Aries book series, 1871-1405 ; v. 15.
Aries book series ; v. 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note on the Translation; Introduction; Preliminaries; Chapter I Of the Various States of the Universe; Chapter II Of the First State of the Universe, or the Primordial Institution and its Effects; Chapter III Of the Mediator of the First Production, or Adam Kadmon; Chapter IV Of the Beings Produced and of the Purpose for their Production; Chapter V Of the Ensuing State of Destitution; Chapter VI Of the State of the Modern Constitution; Chapter VII Of the Preexistence of Souls in Species; Chapter VIII Of the Persons of the Divinity in Species.
Chapter IX Of the Third State of Deprivation, or the Fall of the SoulsChapter X Of the State of Supreme Restitution: The First Degree; Chapter XI Of the Second Degree of the Restitution of Souls; Chapter XII Of the Last Two Degrees of the Messianic Restitution; Translator's Notes; Works Cited; Index of Biblical References; General Index.
Restrictions Available to subscribing member institutions only.
Summary As the only English version of Francis Mercury van Helmont's foundational treatise of Christian Kabbalism, this bilingual edition, with a facsimile of the original Latin facing the translation and author's footnotes, contains a critical introduction, as well as supplementary endnotes.
Language notes In Latin with facing English translation.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Spector, Sheila A., 1946-
Subject Helmont, Franciscus Mercurius van, 1614-1699. Adumbratio Kabbalae Christiana.
Variant Title Sketch of Christian Kabbalism.
ISBN 9789004227248 (electronic book)
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