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Kabbalah Vol 05

Journal of Jewsih Mystical Texts

Daniel Abrams

450 pages
Cherub Press

Studies in English

Avriel Bar-Levav: Games of Death in Jewish Books for the Sick and Dying in the Early Modern Period

Daniel Abrams: The Dimensions of the Creator – Contradiction or Paradox? Corruptions and Accretions to the Manuscript Witnesses

Elliot R. Wolfson‎: Megillat ’Emet we-’Emunah: ‎Contemplative Visualization and Mystical Unknowing

Dan Shapira: אין מזל לישראל: Celestial Race, The Jews

Andreas B. Kilcher: Scientia cabalistica as Scientia universalis: Encyclopedism and Kabbalism in the 16th and 17th Centuries

Boaz Huss: NiSAN ‎–‎ The Wife of the Infinite: The Mystical Hermeneutics of Rabbi Isaac of Acre

Evgeny A. Torchinov‎:‎ ‎The Doctrine of the Origin of Evil‎ in Lurianic and Sabbatean Kabbalah and in the ‎‘Awakening of Faith’ in ‎Mahāyāna‎ Buddhism

Review Essays and Book Reviews in English

Arthur Green: Reply to Alon Goshen-Gottstein [Review of A. Green, Keter: The Crown of God in Early Jewish Mysticism, Princeton, 1997, published in Kabbalah 4 (1999)]

Giacomo Saban: Ilgaz Zorlu, Evet, ben Selanikliyim – Turkiye Sabetayciligi - Makaleler (Yes, I am a Salonician – Turkish Sabbateanism – Articles), Belge Uluslararası Yayincilik – İstanbul 1998

J. H. Chajes: J. Z. Werblowsky: R. Yoseph Karo: Ba‘al Halakha u-Mequbal. Translated by Yair Zoren. Third (Hebrew) edition, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1996

Heidi Laura: Hanna Liss, El’azar ben Yehuda von Worms: Hilkhot ha-Kavod. Die Lehrsätze von der Herlichkeit Gottes, [Text and Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Judaism, 12] Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1997

New Books and Books Received

Studies in Hebrew

Yuval Harari: Love Charms in Early Jewish Magic

Moshe Idel: Enoch – The Mystical Cobbler

Yair Lorberbaum: Naúmanides’ Kabbalah on the Creation of Man in the Image of God

Melila Helner-Eshed: If You Awaken and Arouse Love: The Language of Awakening in the Zohar

Israel Ta-Shema: Additional Inquiries into the Problem of Ashkenazi Sources to the Zohar

Alexander Even-Chen: Mysticism and Prophecy in the Writings of Abraham Joshua Heschel

Yisrael Koren: Martin Buber-From Ecstasy to the Mysticism of Life

Review Essays and Book Reviews in Hebrew

Zeev Gries: Between the Surgeons’ Blade of the Historian and the Brush of the Researcher of Literature [Review Essay of: Moshe Rosman, Founder of Hasidism – A Quest for the Historical Ba‘al Shem Tov, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1996]

Efraim Meir: Edward K. Kaplan, Holiness in Words – Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Poetics of Piety, Albany: SUNY Press, 1996; E. K. Kaplan and S. H. Dresner, Abraham Joshua Heschel – Prophetic Witness, New Haven and London: Yale University, 1998


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