Jewish Writing 10

Jewish Writing 10 - Mysticism: trying to est relationship...

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Sefer Hasidim Sefer=Book Hasid (m.s.)=Pious (hasidim hasida hasidot (mpl fs fpl respectively)) Religion/ Religiosity Elite vs. Popular/Folk Prescribed vs. lived What is the true religion who represents it Mysticism/ Kabbalah Tuesday, April 06, 2010 11:02 AM Immanence god is close to us Transcendence is far Speculative vs. Practical Kabbalah (amulets, names, etc.) Theosophy: knowledge of God Theurgic: trying to achieve change
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Unformatted text preview: Mysticism: trying to est relationship with God (close relation with divine) Kabbalah means tradition Primordial: something that came that existed before heikhalot- palaces Gematria- letters have numerical value Rational religiosity is reason Non-rationalist is tradition Heikhalot lit Medieval/pre-zohar kabbalah Zohar Lurianic/ Safed Kabbalah...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course RELI 199 taught by Professor Marienberg during the Spring '10 term at UNC.

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