The Kabbalistic Tradition : An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism, Paperback Book

The Kabbalistic Tradition : An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism Paperback

Edited by Alan Unterman

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`The Torah is both hidden and revealed ... there is a secret meaning to the holy Torah that is not written down explicitly or explained in it' This selection offers a comprehensive survey of the 'Kabbalah', the body of writings in the Jewish mystical tradition.

It features texts from a variety of literary forms, from the earliest biblical sources through to the early twentieth century, with a section on 'practical kabbalistic knowledge and procedure' to appeal to the modern market.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Judaism: mysticism
  • ISBN: 9780140437997

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A vast collection of annotated passages from the Zohar and other Kabbalistic texts. I enjoy the scholastic theology and historical tradition of the Kabbalists even when their mysticism is somewhat medieval. Shows how Judaism evolved and branched in the middle ages while remaining true to the Torah.