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 The Names of God in the Beit El Kavvanot

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Sharʾabi's principal innovation in the development of his prayer intentions was to utilize a particular composition in the Lurianic canon, the “Gate of Names” which recast the entire kabbalistic ... More


On angels and biblical exegesis in thirteenth‐century Ashkenaz

Moshe Idel

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter continues the theme of esoteric interpretation, considering the Ashkenazic cultural context. The traditions of the Hasidei Ashkenaz, which often build upon the earlier rabbinic ... More


Radical Forms of Jewish Hermeneutics

Moshe Idel

in Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083798
eISBN:
9780300135077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083798.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter continues the discussion on Jewish exegesis, specifically on the forms of exegesis that created commentaries on the Torah while maintaining a position on the edge of Jewish culture. It ... More


Patmos in Early Medieval Latin Tradition (6th–10th Centuries)

Ian Boxall

in Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199674206
eISBN:
9780191752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674206.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter explores how Western interpretations from c. 500 to c. 1000 build on and develop the patristic foundation. A major focus is on Latin Apocalypse commentaries, of which there were several ... More


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