Reading the Zohar: The Sacred Text of the Kabbalah

Hardcover | November 15, 2000

byPinchas Giller

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Comprising well over a thousand pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts known as the Zohar represents the collective wisdom of various strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, up to the thirteenth century. This massive work continues to provide the foundation of muchJewish mystical thought and practice to the present day. In this book, Pinchas Giller examines certaing sections of the Zohar and the ways in which the central doctrines of classical kabbalah took shape around them.

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Comprising well over a thousand pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts known as the Zohar represents the collective wisdom of various strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, up to the thirteenth century. This massive work continues to provide the foundation of muchJewish mystical thought and practice to the prese...

Pinchas Giller is at University of Judaism.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:November 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195118499

ISBN - 13:9780195118490

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"Pinchas Giller...has an exquisite mastery of both primary and secondary materials in the study of Kabbalah in general, and Zohar in particular....As Reading the Zohar unfolds, the centuries of ideological accretions are slowly separated out, and the reader comes to understand how Jewishmystical ideas developed over time and what implications those concepts had inside Jewish intellectual life. Yet, for all his mastery of academic texts, Giller writes plainly and clearly."--The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles