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Published: 16 October 2020

192 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190086961


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Mystifying Kabbalah

Academic Scholarship, National Theology, and New Age Spirituality

Boaz Huss

Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism

  • Examines the evolution of the concept of "Jewish mysticism"
  • Argues that Jewish mysticism is a modern construct and that the identification of Kabbalah and Hasidism as forms of mysticism shaped the way in which they are perceived and studied today
  • Studies modern Kabbalistic movements in the contexts of Jewish nationalism and New Age spirituality

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