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Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel ; foreword by Harold Bloom

Label
Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation
Title
Absorbing perfections
Title remainder
Kabbalah and interpretation
Statement of responsibility
Moshe Idel ; foreword by Harold Bloom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
296.1/6
Index
index present
LC call number
BM526
LC item number
.I295 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel ; foreword by Harold Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-645) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world-absorbing text -- The God-absorbing text : black fire on white fire -- Text and interpretation infinities in Kabbalah -- The book that contains and maintains all -- Magical and magical-mystical arcanizations of canonical books -- Torah study and mystical experiences in Jewish mysticism -- Secrecy, binah, and derishah -- Semantics, constellation, and interpretation -- Radical forms of Jewish hermeneutics -- The symbolic mode in theosophical-theurgical Kabbalah -- Allegories, divine names, and experiences in ecstatic Kabbalah -- Tzerufei otiyyot : mutability and accommodation of the Torah in Jewish mysticism -- Tradition, transmission, and techniques -- Concluding remarks -- Appendix 1. Pardes : the fourfold method of interpretation -- Appendix 2. Abraham Abulafia's Torah of blood and ink -- Appendix 3. R. Isaac of Acre's exegetical quandary -- Appendix 4. The exile of the Torah and the imprisonment of secrets -- Appendix 5. On oral Torah and multiple interpretations in Hasidism -- Appendix 6. "Book of God"/"book of law" in late-fifteenth-century Florence
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 668 p.
Isbn
9780300083798
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001006563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370667297
Label
Absorbing perfections : Kabbalah and interpretation, Moshe Idel ; foreword by Harold Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-645) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world-absorbing text -- The God-absorbing text : black fire on white fire -- Text and interpretation infinities in Kabbalah -- The book that contains and maintains all -- Magical and magical-mystical arcanizations of canonical books -- Torah study and mystical experiences in Jewish mysticism -- Secrecy, binah, and derishah -- Semantics, constellation, and interpretation -- Radical forms of Jewish hermeneutics -- The symbolic mode in theosophical-theurgical Kabbalah -- Allegories, divine names, and experiences in ecstatic Kabbalah -- Tzerufei otiyyot : mutability and accommodation of the Torah in Jewish mysticism -- Tradition, transmission, and techniques -- Concluding remarks -- Appendix 1. Pardes : the fourfold method of interpretation -- Appendix 2. Abraham Abulafia's Torah of blood and ink -- Appendix 3. R. Isaac of Acre's exegetical quandary -- Appendix 4. The exile of the Torah and the imprisonment of secrets -- Appendix 5. On oral Torah and multiple interpretations in Hasidism -- Appendix 6. "Book of God"/"book of law" in late-fifteenth-century Florence
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 668 p.
Isbn
9780300083798
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001006563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370667297

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