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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Nathan Wolski Abstract According to the Zohar , the most important work of the classical Kabbalah, in prayer the soul of the mystic ascends through seven celestial halls or palaces as part of its quest to unify the male and female aspects of divinity, and thereby stimulates Ein Sof , the infinite...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 153–168.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of its function. Most scholars agree that the work was composed in two layers (tenth and twelfth centuries), which together articulate the sefirotic cosmos at the heart of kabbalah. Close study reveals significant differences in the two layers, as the first is set in a dry and rocky landscape with water...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
... are not part of the privileged chain of transmission. Mysticism and esotericism are often found together. This is certainly the case for Jewish mystics for whom Kabbalah is literally “that which is received.” Kabbalists regard their doctrine as one that originates with revelation, often associated...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 67–82.
Published: 01 April 2018
... vision. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 Kabbalah mysticism Torah Judaism The end is embedded in the beginning and the beginning in the end. —Sefer Yetzirah 1:7 This essay examines select teachings from Kedumah, a contemporary mystical path in the lineage...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2012
... also like to thank Prof. Yehuda Liebes and Avraham Leader fo r the discussions on the m eaning of the term tiqla, and to Prof. Sue Zemka and Lynn Kaye fo r the ir advice. A nother version o f the paper appeared in Hebrew, in Kabbalah 23 (2010): 249-305. 2 The term Tiqla was a subject of interest...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 197–202.
Published: 01 April 2018
... This poem is found in MS Parma 2666, fol. 198r. I quote the transliteration in Hamilton, Beyond Faith , 61 . 11 Idel, “Abulafia’s Secrets of the Guide ,” 291 ; Tirosh-Samuelson, “Philosophy and Kabbalah” ; Blumenthal, Philosophic Mysticism . See also Hamilton, Beyond Faith , 27 . 12...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of “commercialized” or pragmatic “merchant mysticism.” Only by understanding religion as a Mediterranean phenomenon can we explain the seemingly simultaneous rise and rapid acceleration of Sufism, Kabbalah, and ascetic monasticism in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. 1 Haskins, Renaissance . 2...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... mystical tradition on another, one example of which we find in Marsha Keith Schuchard’s essay on Freemasonry in the Anglo-American world and the Cabala (Kabbalah). Instead of only showing the unidirectional reliance of Freemasonry on the Cabala, however, Schuchard, who grounds her exploration...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to have been the author” ( Solomon’s Secret Arts , 381n16 ). 3 I use the spelling Cabala , rather than the current Kabbalah , because it and Cabbala were the more common forms in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. 4 Swift, Prose , 328–30 . 5 Mayhew, “Swift...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 89–98.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Clairvaux about a spicy detail from a text [Songs o f Songs] whose com ­ mentary generated among other things the Kabbalah, "Every person is free to pursue thought and experiences, however sublim e and exquisite, that are his by special insight, on the meaning o fth e Bridegroom's ointm ents."34 Ointment...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 77–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the cosmos, adding more layers of speculation, drawing from philosophical and astrological sources and even Kabbalah, but never identifying or returning to the original challenge of Karaism, Islam, or Christianity.21 Thus to sum up the significance of this second example: A shared tradition of p o le m ic...