kabbalah

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Synonyms for kabbalah

an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries

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Given Fernande's description, however, they most probably depicted some form of cabbalistic writing.
With its modest dome and Cabbalistic motifs incorporated into a design brought from medieval Spain, the Abuhav Synagogue has an unkempt air, with stacked folding as though an event is about to happen though none is planned.
Wolin suggests that Jonas was proposing the cabbalistic doctrine of tzimtzum, the self-contraction of the deity.
One paper, by Giulio Busi, deals with bible-based Jewish cabbalistic mysticism culled from the Hebrew alphabet and stands out particularly as an alien element in this already motley collection.
of cabbalistic metaphors, capped with audaciously auspicious
He advertised in various magazines offering a theological degree and a cabbalistic symbol at a substantial price; perhaps one hundred people eventually signed on.
Though he knew the correspondences the Golden Dawn developed between the 22 Tarot trumps--the "fifth" suit added to the regular playing deck to create the Tarot gaming deck in the fifteenth century and later imbued with esoteric significance--and the paths on the Cabbalistic Tree of Life, Waite did not include any overt references to Cabbala in his first deck.
The Golden Dawn, which we might define as inhabiting a gray area between quasi-Masonic order, cabbalistic cult, and bachelor's fraternity, experienced a surge of popularity following its inception in 1888 through the end of the 1920s.
Apparently taking the idea from cabbalistic writings, (9) he conceived space itself as the extension of an infinite non-material substance, God.