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Sod ha-Shabbat
Sod ha-Shabbat (June 1989)
The Mystery of the Sabbath
Elliot K. Ginsburg - Author

The Sabbath has been one of the most significant and beloved institutions of Jewish life since late antiquity. Over a period of several centuries, the classical Kabbalists developed a rich body of ritual and myth that articulated a fresh vision of the Sabbath. The mystical understanding of the Sabbath was assimilated by virtually every Jewish community. This volume is a translation and critical commentary to Sod ha-Shabbat, a treatise on the ...(Read More)
The Sabbath in the Classical Kabbalah
The Sabbath in the Classical Kabbalah (June 1989)
Elliot K. Ginsburg - Author

"Ginsburg succeeds in finding his way through a vast web of difficult materials and presents them intelligibly to the modern reader. He has applied the categories of anthropology and history of religions to his materials in a most creative manner."-- Arthur Green, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

This book is a critical study of the mystical celebration of Sabbath in the classical period of Kabbalah, from the lat...(Read More)
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