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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 67–82.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Zvi Ish-Shalom Abstract This essay examines select teachings from Kedumah, a contemporary mystical path in the lineage of the Primordial Torah. Kedumah , a Hebrew word that means “ancient” or “primordial,” points to the nonconceptual ground that eternally abides at the heart of all our experiences...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 April 2018
... called Halilname , 1 in which he retells the story of the prophet Abraham using information about Abraham from the Torah, midrashim, and mystical texts of the Jews. Abdülvasi Çelebi was an Islamic scholar who died in 1415. Halilname was written under the patronage of Mehmed I’s grand vizier Bayezid...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 153–168.
Published: 01 April 2018
... for the world.” 17 This is a fierce rendering of water, amplified as this verse depicts rain as a punishment, suggesting that the work was written in a region subject to heavy clouds and storms, unlike the sunny, arid landscape of the first. Verse 165 shows a similar landscape, asserting that the Torah...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 77–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... 7:16) that is, just as he com m and­ ed you not to add upon yourself to w hat He commanded and prohibited, so he commands that you not be over wise, that is, saying: "I w ill study the sciences of this world," as a result of which he abandons the wisdom of Torah. He explained this at the end...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and Aramaic justice.That's when it turned into an obsessive project. I was raised to believe that God dictated every single w ord of the Torah to Moshe rabbeinu [Moses, our teacher], at har Sinai [M ount Sinai]. But nobody believes that God translated the Torah into Italian. You know w hat I'm saying? The w...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 April 2018
... commentary to the Torah portions Be-Reshit and Pequdei , the Heikhalot of the Zohar describe a mystical praxis in which the prayer of the adept passes through and unifies a series of celestial halls or palaces. 13 Though indebted to the Heikhalot literature of antiquity (the heavenly architecture...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Idei, Ben: Sonship and Jewish Mysticism (New Haven and London: Yale U niversity Press, 2007), 425-29; Idei, "Torah Hadashah Messiah and the new Torah in Jewish mysticism and m odern scholarship," Kabbalah 21 (2010): 57-109; Elliot W olfson, Ventur­ ing Beyond: Law & Morality in Kabalistic Mysticism...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 September 2005
... an s disappointment in the God of the Torah is initially trans­ lated into bitter torrents of verbal abuse which, paradoxically, still affirm the presence of a divine agent who acts upon hum an his­ tory. He rants Oh you shit God, you terrible filth. [. . .] ju st bang, like clubbing an animal down...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 119–138.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Zwischen Hadiṯ und Theologie , 165 . 19 Qur. 20:121. 18 The number of years that separate the creation of the Torah and the creation of Adam is especially significant. According to different authors, this time fluctuates from thirty (Jaʿfar al-Ṣādiq) to five hundred thousand years...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... theTorah itself, suffers denigration in the epic as a consequence o f the Fall, see Jason P. Rosenblatt, Torah and Law in "Paradise L o s t" (Princeton: Princeton UP, 1994) 138-55. Outlines fo r a dram atic ver­ sion o f Paradise Lost from theTrinity M anuscript can be found in Fowler's ed., pp. 1-3...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 99–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the Qur'än, like any other m onotheistic scripture, an ethical fu 11ness well be yon d th e sketchiness o f mere rules in a b o o k"32 The kinds of speech in th a Qun'ärr a ra not the only thing to change; its content changes ab rup tlyas well. Unlike; threeMah abarata, Torah, or Gospels, the Qur'än...