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7. Modern Times III: The Sabbatian Messianic Movement

7. Modern Times III: The Sabbatian Messianic Movement  

Joseph Dan

in Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.003.0007
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chapter
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9780195327052
As the teachings of Safed spread to Jewish communities worldwide, ordinary people were faced with responsibility for the fate of God, the universe, and the Jewish people. ‘Modern Times III: ... More
8. Modern and Contemporary Hasidism

8. Modern and Contemporary Hasidism  

Joseph Dan

in Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.003.0008
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chapter
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9780195327052
Today, the kabbalistic tradition exists in orthodox Judaism, within certain circles inside the Hasidic movement and among some of the movement's opponents. The division between Hasidism and ... More
9. Some Aspects of Contemporary Kabbalah

9. Some Aspects of Contemporary Kabbalah  

Joseph Dan

in Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.003.0009
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chapter
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9780195327052
The Jewish enlightenment movement, which in the nineteenth century became associated with religious reform, rejected the Kabbalah as an expression of the ignorance and superstition of the ... More
Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction  

Joseph Dan

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.001.0001
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book
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9780195327052
Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction looks at the history and character of the systems developed by adherents of the Kabbalah and examines the key ancient texts of this ... More
7. Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind

7. Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind  

Norman Solomon

in Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199687350
What are the different ‘sects’ (or denominations as they prefer to be called) of Judaism? ‘Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind’ asks why divisions exist and how they came about. It ... More
4. Main Ideas of the Medieval Kabbalah

4. Main Ideas of the Medieval Kabbalah  

Joseph Dan

in Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195327052
In the Middle Ages, the Kabbalah inherited from old Jewish traditions a prohibition on discussing issues related to the divine world, as well as many descriptions and speculations about the ... More

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