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p. 615. Modern Times I: The Christian Kabbalahlocked

  • Joseph Dan


Towards the end of the fifteenth century, the Kabbalah transformed from a uniquely Jewish tradition to one mixed with European culture, Christian thinking, philosophy, science, and magic. It has maintained its dual existence. ‘Modern Times I: The Christian Kabbalah’ analyses how these the two radically different meanings of the Kabbalah fused together and presents the main outlines of the development of the different meanings and attitudes that contributed to the multiple faces of the Kabbalah in European and American Christian culture. This combining of the two meanings explains current confusion surrounding the term and concept of the Kabbalah today.

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