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Published: 04 June 2007

144 Pages | 12 halftones & line illus.

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780195327052

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Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Joseph Dan

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a concise and highly accurate look at the history and character of the various systems developed by the adherents of the Kabbalah
  • Debunks the myths surrounding modern Kabbalistic practice, offering an engaging and dependable account of this traditional Jewish religious phenomenon and its impact outside of Judaism
  • Sheds light on the many misconceptions about what Kabbalah is and isn't and illuminates the relationship between Kaballah and Christianity on the one hand and New Age religion on the other