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Hasidism, Suffering, and Renewal
Reconsiders the legacy of an important Hasidic mystic, leader, and educator who confronted the dilemmas of modernity after World War I and whose writing constitutes a unique testimony to religious experience and its rupture in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Kabbalah in Print
Demonstrates the impact of print culture on the spread of Jewish mysticism, focusing on Kabbalistic study guides by R. Yissakhar Baer of seventeenth-century Prague.
Demonstrates that Rabbi Shneur Zalman's teachings regarding time and history enabled Habad's growth into a mass Jewish movement.
Philosophy and Kabbalah
Reconciles the conflict between these two seemingly diverse traditions.
Like Angels on Jacob's Ladder
Explores the career of Abraham Abulafia, thirteenth-century founder of the school of ecstatic Kabbalah.
Alchemy of the Word
Explores the literary, philosophical, and cultural implications of Cabala during the Renaissance.
Studies in Ecstatic Kabbalah
This book presents important topics regarding the more mystical trend of Kabbalah—the ecstatic Kabbalah. It includes the mystical union, the world of imagination, and concentration as a spiritual technique. ...
The Mystical Experience in Abraham Abulafia
The first wide-scale presentation of a major Jewish mystic, the founder of the ecstatic Kabbalah.