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Author Liebes, Yehuda.

Title Studies in the Zohar / Yehuda Liebes ; translated from the Hebrew by Arnold Schwartz, Stephanie Nakache, Penina Peli
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 262 pages)
Series SUNY Series in Judaica : Hermeneutics, Mysticism, and Religion
SUNY Series in Judaica : Hermeneutics, Mysticism, and Religion
Contents ""Front Matter ""; ""Half Title Page ""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page ""; ""Table of Contents ""; ""Preface""; ""Content ""; ""The Messiah of the Zohar: On R. Simeon bar Yohai as a Messianic Figure""; ""The Messiah in the Main Body of the Zohar""; ""The Idra as a Messianic Composition and R. Simeonbar Yohai as a Messianic Figure""; ""Analysis of the Idra""; ""The Significance of the Gathering""; ""The Companions' Pledge""; ""Disclosure versus Concealment""; ""R. Simeon's Generation""; ""Fear of God""; ""Love""; ""The Torah""; ""The Apprehension of the Torah in the Messianic Era""
""APPENDIX 1: (Appendix to Note 248) Catharsis of Thought, The Doctrine of Gilgul and the Death of the Kings""""-APPENDIX 2: Rabbi Tbdros Ben Joseph Abulafia And Rabbi Simeon Bar Yohai-""; ""Christian Influences on the Zohar""; ""The Doctrine of Trinity""; ""The Son""; ""The Exegesis of Genesis 1:1""; ""The Letter Tsadi�Allusion to Jesus?""; ""Back Matter ""; ""Notes""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter 1""; ""Notes to Appendix I""; ""Notes to Appendix II""; ""Chapter 2""; ""Chapter 3""; ""Bibliography""; ""Sources""; ""Index of Subjects, Proper Names, and Classical Works""
""Devekut (Mystical Union) and Tikkun (Amendment)""""The Tikkun""; ""The Death of R. Simeon as a Tikkun""; ""The Historical Tikkun""; ""The Tikkun of Erotic Union""; ""R. Simeon's Tikkun Through Erotic Union""; ""-APPENDIX 1: When was Idra Rabba Held?-""; ""-APPENDIX 2: When Was Idra Zuta Held?-""; ""How the Zohar Was Written""; ""Bahya B. Asher""; ""Joseph Ben Shalom Ashkenazi Ha-Arokh""; ""The Idrot""; ""Rabbi Joseph Gikatilla""; ""Rabbi Joseph of Hamadan""; ""'Primordial Man'""; ""Shaving of the Hair""; ""Rabbi David Ben Judah He-Hasid""
""Index of References to the Zohar""""ZOHAR I""; ""ZOHAR II""; ""ZOHAR III""; ""Back Cover""
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248) and index
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Subject Zohar.
Cabala and Christianity.
Cabala -- History.
Messiah -- Judaism -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91036469
ISBN 0791411907 (paperback)
1438410840 (electronic bk.)
9780791411902 (paperback)
9781438410845 (electronic bk.)