Kabbalah

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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.

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.

An Introduction to the Kabbalah

Provides an introduction to the world of the Kabbalah, focusing on both the Kabbalist as a person and the major teachings of the 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.