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Synonyms for cabalistic

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having a secret or hidden meaning

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16) For further reading on the Cabalistic and further religious implications of "El Aleph," see Aizenberg (both articles) as well as Kurlat Ares.
But once the evidence was uncovered that Dreyfus was innocent, all the ancient prejudices about the Jews surged into the public sphere--their wealth, their secret cabalistic influence, their supposed mendacity, their tribal loyalty, the impossibility that they could ever be quintessentially or loyally French.
However, Leavitt presents a range of indications for that which in the course of her book gradually proliferate and become almost obsessive: "Another possibility that has never been considered is that the so-called Jewish cabalistic strains in Kafka's The Trial may have been mediated to him by way of Gentiles" (124).
Smend had developed a thesis that Bach employed a natural-order number alphabet, similar to the paragrams the composer was familiar with in the works of Picander and others, some of which discussed cabalistic gematria.
One must first lay aside "conceptual formulations, cabalistic symbols, or rhetoric" (Lamp 5), and learn "to enjoy the beauty of the world intuitively" (5).
In Brazil, all one need do is look at the number of cesareans scheduled on dates considered to be cabalistic (10/10/2010, 11/11/2011, 12/12/2012) in private hospitals, plus excess scheduling prior to public holidays, especially before long holiday weekends.
It is said that they accomplish these feats by intense Buddhist mediation and, so Rozenberg argues, 'seemingly unorthodox techniques such as alchemy or cabalistic arts'.
In the continuous Cabalistic cycle once again one family emerges, and covenants between the Creator and Abraham, he of acts of righteousness by faith, (Gen.
By positing a Johnsonesque power broker and master schemer who wields cabalistic influence behind the scenes, "House of Cards'' assigns order and purpose to what, in real life, is too often just an endless, baffling tic-tac-toe stalemate.
According to the "Smorfia" ("The Grimace"), a chart that interprets the cabalistic meaning of numbers, there is a close correspondence between acts, events, gestures and animals - which often occur in dreams - to numbers.
Nevertheless, Decker traces the ways in which cabalistic symbolism played a significant role in the development of Tarot.
As a kind of secret brotherhood, they essentially aimed at a mystical reconciliation of Lutheranism, Renaissance hermeticism, Egyptian mythology, Cabalistic teachings, magic, and alchemy (Yates 1971, especially 407-12, and 1975, especially 264-78).
Various cabalistic interpretations of the Old Testament and of the Synoptic Gospels have been used to support an accumulation of viewpoints and enthusiastic propaganda about sex and gender, for example, that Eve introduced sex into the world and was made responsible for man's morality and all of his sins (Topping-Bazin & Freeman, 1974).
A Fifteenth-Century Cabalistic Memorandum Formerly in Morgan MS 775.
Like Marot, Agrippa was a heretic author--in 1509 accused as "a judaizing heretic" for applying cabalistic exegetical techniques to the Bible, later as a "Lutheran heretic" for his "sharp criticism of the mendicant orders and many practices of the church" in his De vanitate (1530).