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8. The limits of thought

8. The limits of thought  

Tim Bayne

in Thought: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778148
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601721.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199601721
What is the scope of human thought? Is there a limit on what we can grasp in thought? ‘The limits of thought’ focuses on whether there are thoughts that we cannot entrain and whether there ... More
1. Kabbalah: The Term and Its Meanings

1. Kabbalah: The Term and Its Meanings  

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/9780195327052.003.0001
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chapter
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9780195327052
The term ‘kabbalah’ crops up frequently in the State of Israel. It has several translations: reception, receipt, open, or receive. ‘Kabbalah: The Term and Its Meanings’ looks at the origins ... More
2. Ancient Jewish Mysticism and the Emergence of the Kabbalah

2. Ancient Jewish Mysticism and the Emergence of the Kabbalah  

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/9780195327052.003.0002
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chapter
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9780195327052
The schools of the kabbalists from the late 12th century to now are just one manifestation of esotericism and mysticism in Jewish religious culture. ‘Ancient Jewish Mysticism and the ... More
3. The infancy gospels

3. The infancy gospels  

Paul Foster

in The Apocryphal Gospels: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777141
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199236947.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199236947
Little is written about the childhood of Jesus in the earliest surviving Christian writings, the letters of Paul, or in the earliest canonical gospel of Mark. The canonical evangelists, ... More
6. Confessions

6. Confessions  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776762
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192854520
Augustine was consecrated as coadjustor bishop of Hippo, not without controversy. The combination of his Manichee past and his extreme cleverness meant that he was distrusted. ‘Confessions’ ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190654375
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190654344.003.0008
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9780190654344
The epilogue critiques this proposition by examining two of the ways in which Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have historically colored their adherents’ experiences: as individuals who may ... More
Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction  

Joseph Dan

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
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

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