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Feb 07, 1995
| ISBN 9780805210347
Jul 20, 2011
| ISBN 9780307493699
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Feb 07, 1995 | ISBN 9780805210347
Jul 20, 2011 | ISBN 9780307493699
One of the great masterpieces of Western religious thought, the Zohar represents an attempt to uncover hidden meanings behind the world of appearances. It is the central work in the literature of the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition. This volume of selected passages from the Zohar, culled by the greatest authority on Jewish mysticism, offers a sampling of its unique vision of the esoteric wonders of creation; the life and destiny of the soul; the confluence of physical and divine love; suffering and death; exile and redemption.
Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in 1982. He is the author of From Berlin to Jerusalem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism, On the… More about Gershom Scholem
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