Qabbalah


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

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This can apparently be gathered from his gloss to Deuteronomy 14:5, where he states: "Tsvi and ayyal are known, whereas the other ones [kinds of animals listed there] require a tradition (qabbalah)".
(58) Printed by Gershom Scholem as an appendix to his The Qabbalah of Sefer ha- Temunah and of R.
As compared to qabbalah, a paradigm that has given rise to a whole range of de-centered critical approaches (a Hermeneutics of suspicion as against a Hermeneutics of faith, to use Paul Ricoeur's terms), qiblah terminologically designates a centre and a direction that has the function of regulating all the spiritual and cognitive practices of its adherents.