The Meaning of the Word Kabbalah

The Meaning of the Word Kabbalah: Part 5 &#...

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Topics In Jewish Mystical Thought The root k-b-l itself appears in the book of Esther in three verses. Let us examine the latter two: And the Jews accepted

The Meaning of the Word Kabbalah: Part 2 &#...

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Although the Hebrew root k-b-l (pronounced: kabel; spelled: kuf-beit-lamed) appears fifteen times in the Bible, its appearance in the Five Books of Moses is limited to two verses in

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The Hebrew word Kabbalah has become the standard term used for referring to the vast array of mystical thought and practice revealed and handed down as part

Topics In Jewish Mystical Thought: The Mean...

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It is in the last part of the Bible, the “Writings,” that the root k-b-l achieves its greatest prominence, appearing eleven times and always in the sense

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The Kabbalistic tradition also makes use of the narrative form as an adjunct to abstract discourse aimed at communicating profound truths. The oldest Kabbalah text, Sefer

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As its Hebrew name Megilat Ester implies, the ultimate purpose of this text is to inspire “revelation” (gilui) of that which is in a state of “concealment”

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