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The Resource As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane, (electronic resource)

As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane, (electronic resource)

Label
As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist
Title
As light before dawn
Title remainder
the inner world of a medieval kabbalist
Statement of responsibility
Eitan P. Fishbane
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1975-
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Fishbane, Eitan P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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  • Isaac ben Samuel
  • Cabala
  • Mysticism
Label
As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-301) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Context. Perspectives and new directions : reflections on the state of scholarship -- The wandering kabbalist : historical profile and context. pt. 2. Reception and transmission. Receiving tradition, constructing authority -- Intentions and the recovery of meaning -- Seeing the secret : creative process and the hermeneutics of insight. pt. 3. Contemplative practice, mystical experience. Contemplation, theurgical action, and the presence of God -- Techniques of mystical contemplation : kavvanah and devotional experience -- Asceticism, prophecy, and mystical union
Control code
ebr10395966
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649914573
Label
As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-301) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Context. Perspectives and new directions : reflections on the state of scholarship -- The wandering kabbalist : historical profile and context. pt. 2. Reception and transmission. Receiving tradition, constructing authority -- Intentions and the recovery of meaning -- Seeing the secret : creative process and the hermeneutics of insight. pt. 3. Contemplative practice, mystical experience. Contemplation, theurgical action, and the presence of God -- Techniques of mystical contemplation : kavvanah and devotional experience -- Asceticism, prophecy, and mystical union
Control code
ebr10395966
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649914573

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