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

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

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
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CSt/DLC
Dewey number
296.1/6
Index
index present
LC call number
BM526
LC item number
.F57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Label
As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-301) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Isbn
9780804759137
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn294935735
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn505493142
Label
As light before dawn : the inner world of a medieval kabbalist, Eitan P. Fishbane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-301) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Isbn
9780804759137
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009010151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn294935735
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn505493142

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