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An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.



The Mystical Element in Judaism


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Front Matter Front Cover Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents Introduction by Reuven Kimelman Contents 1. The Meaning of Jewish Mysticism2. The Exaltation of Man 3. The En Sof and His Manifestations 4. The Doctrine of the Shekinah 5. Mystic Experience 6. The Torah – A Mystic Reality 7. The Mystic Way of Life 8. The Concern for God Back Matter NotesBibliography
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