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.
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.
Reconciles the conflict between these two seemingly diverse traditions.
Explores the career of Abraham Abulafia, thirteenth-century founder of the school of ecstatic 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.
Explores the literary, philosophical, and cultural implications of Cabala during the Renaissance.
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 first wide-scale presentation of a major Jewish mystic, the founder of the ecstatic Kabbalah.